Extended field stereotactic radiosurgery for recurrent glioblastoma.

  title={Extended field stereotactic radiosurgery for recurrent glioblastoma.},
  author={Tomoyuki Koga and Keisuke Maruyama and Minoru Tanaka and Yasushi Ino and Nobuhito Saito and Keiichi Nakagawa and Junji Shibahara and Tomoki Todo},
  volume={118 17},
BACKGROUND Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is among the few therapeutic options for glioblastoma that recurs after standard radiation and chemotherapy, but its efficacy has been limited. METHODS Since November 2007, the authors have modified the clinical target volume by adding a 0.5- to 1-cm margin to the gadolinium-enhanced area (extended field SRS), in contrast to conventional SRS using no margin to set the clinical target volume. A total of 35 recurred glioblastoma lesions in 9 patients… CONTINUE READING
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