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Stereotactic radiosurgery for a cardiac sarcoma: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18783285     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pulmonary artery intimal sarcoma is an uncommon tumor with a poor prognosis. We report a case of a 75-year-old man with a pulmonary artery sarcoma, recurrent following surgical resection. To palliate symptoms of this recurrence, he underwent CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgery with a clinical and radiographic response of his treated disease. No acute or sub-acute toxicity was seen until the patient's death due to metastatic disease 10 weeks following treatment. The feasibility and short-term safety of this technique are reviewed, with emphasis on the stereotactic planning considerations, such as mediastinal organ movement and radiation tolerance.
Authors:
Scott G Soltys; M Yashar S Kalani; Samuel H Cheshier; Katalin A Szabo; Anthony Lo; Steven D Chang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Technology in cancer research & treatment     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1533-0346     ISO Abbreviation:  Technol. Cancer Res. Treat.     Publication Date:  2008 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-11     Completed Date:  2008-11-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101140941     Medline TA:  Technol Cancer Res Treat     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  363-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University Medical Center. sgsoltys@stanford.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Heart Neoplasms / surgery*
Humans
Male
Medical Oncology / methods
Prognosis
Radiosurgery / methods*
Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted
Recurrence
Sarcoma / surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
Treatment Outcome

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