Focal fractionated radiotherapy for intramedullary spinal arteriovenous malformations: 10-year experience.

@article{Hida2003FocalFR,
  title={Focal fractionated radiotherapy for intramedullary spinal arteriovenous malformations: 10-year experience.},
  author={Katzutoshi Hida and Hiroki Shirato and Toyohiko Isu and Toshitaka Seki and Rikiya Onimaru and Hidefumi Aoyama and Satoshi Ushikoshi and Kazuo Miyasaka and Yoshinobu K Iwasaki},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2003},
  volume={99 1 Suppl},
  pages={34-8}
}
OBJECT Radiosurgical treatment of spinal arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) is becoming a practical therapeutic option as methodology improves, but no comparative study has yet been published on focal fractionated radiotherapy. The authors report their experience with conventional and hypofractionated radiotherapy for spinal AVM. METHODS Candidates for this study were patients who experienced symptoms due to an intramedullary AVM but were ineligible for embolization or surgery. Of 21 patients… CONTINUE READING

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