Brain metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma treated with a cyber-knife.

  title={Brain metastasis from hepatocellular carcinoma treated with a cyber-knife.},
  author={Atsushi Hiraoka and Norio Horiike and Yohei Koizumi and Nayu Tazuya and Misa Ichiryu and Hiromasa Nakahara and Hironori Ochi and Atsushi Tanabe and Hirokazu Doi and Akihiro Kodama and Aki Hasebe and Soichi Ichikawa and Yasunao Miyamoto and Tomoyuki Ninomiya and Akinori Asagi and Hiroshi Matsubara and Seijin Nadano and Osamu Nishizaki and Masakichi Umeda},
  journal={Internal medicine},
  volume={47 22},
A 70-year-old right-handed Japanese man who had undergone surgical resection for hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) 2 years earlier was diagnosed with lung metastasis 3 months before consulting our hospital with a headache and visual field disturbance. Head computed tomography revealed a brain tumor with an intracerebral hemorrhage. Using (99m)Tc-PMT (pyridoxal-5-methly-triptophan) scintigraphy, we determined that the brain tumor was metastasis from the HCC and utilized the cyber-knife for… CONTINUE READING