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Management of radiation/radiosurgical complications and failures.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22483822     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
To describe the incidence and the course of complications after the radiosurgical treatment of vestibular schwannomas, the authors reviewed their own experience and reviewed the literature. Failure is described in less than 3% of cases, and this had to be distinguished from transient enlargement of tumor volume. In case of failure, microsurgical resection or another radiosurgical procedure should be discussed. The risk of radio-induced tumorigenesis is not clearly established with single-dose radiosurgical technique. Incidence and management of potential complications should be explained at the time of decision making in the management of vestibular schwannomas.
Authors:
Pierre-Hugues Roche; Rémy Noudel; Jean Régis
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-02-11
Journal Detail:
Title:  Otolaryngologic clinics of North America     Volume:  45     ISSN:  1557-8259     ISO Abbreviation:  Otolaryngol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0144042     Medline TA:  Otolaryngol Clin North Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  367-74     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Service de neurochirurgie, CHU Nord, Chemin des Bourrely, 13915, Marseille Cedex 20, France.
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