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Gamma knife radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19751869     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In 1951, Dr. Lars Leksell from Sweden conceived of what is now known as gamma knife radiosurgery (GKRS). Since Leksell first treated a patient who had a vestibular schwannoma in 1967, there has been a year-to-year increase in the number of patients treated with the gamma knife for vestibular schwannoma. This article outlines the technique of GKRS and discusses the current results of its use to treat vestibular schwannomas. Other topics discussed include tumor control, treatment of recurrent/residual and cystic vestibular schwannomas, and the results of treatment of neurofibromatosis type 2.
Authors:
Robert A Battista
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Otolaryngologic clinics of North America     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1557-8259     ISO Abbreviation:  Otolaryngol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2009 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-09-15     Completed Date:  2010-01-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0144042     Medline TA:  Otolaryngol Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  635-54     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL 60611, USA. r-battista2@northwestern.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biopsy, Needle
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Humans
Immunohistochemistry
Male
Neoplasm Invasiveness / pathology
Neoplasm Staging
Neuroma, Acoustic / mortality,  pathology*,  surgery*
Patient Selection
Postoperative Complications / mortality,  physiopathology
Radiation Injuries / prevention & control*
Radiosurgery / adverse effects,  methods*
Radiotherapy Dosage
Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted
Risk Assessment
Survival Analysis
Treatment Outcome

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