Chemodectoma of the temporal bone: a comparison of surgical and radiotherapeutic results.

@article{Wang1988ChemodectomaOT,
  title={Chemodectoma of the temporal bone: a comparison of surgical and radiotherapeutic results.},
  author={Michael C. Wang and David H. Hussey and J. Fred Doornbos and Antonio P.G. Vigliotti and B C Wen},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1988},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={
          643-8
        }
}
Between January 1950 and December 1981, 32 patients with chemodectomas of the temporal bone were treated at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Thirteen patients were treated with surgery alone, 15 with radiation therapy alone, one with preoperative radiation therapy and surgery, and three with surgery and postoperative radiation therapy. In general, the patients treated with radiotherapy alone or combined therapy (radiotherapy group) had more advanced tumors than those treated with… CONTINUE READING
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