Evolving concepts in the management of jugular paraganglioma: a comparison of radiotherapy and surgery in 88 cases.

@article{Huy2009EvolvingCI,
  title={Evolving concepts in the management of jugular paraganglioma: a comparison of radiotherapy and surgery in 88 cases.},
  author={Patrice Tran Ba Huy and Romain Kania and Mich{\`e}le Duet and Bernadette Dessard-Diana and J. J. Mazeron and Rania Benhamed},
  journal={Skull base : official journal of North American Skull Base Society ... [et al.]},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={83-91}
}
Surgery for jugular paraganglioma (PGL) tumors often results in the acquisition of neurological deficits where none had been present previously. This has a significant impact on the quality of life. Radiotherapy is a recognized alternative therapy. The aim of this study was to compare the results of radiotherapy and surgery for the management of jugular PGL in terms of function and tumor control to define a treatment algorithm. We conducted a retrospective and comparative analysis of the… CONTINUE READING