Fractionated external-beam radiation therapy for meningiomas of the cavernous sinus.

@article{Maguire1999FractionatedER,
  title={Fractionated external-beam radiation therapy for meningiomas of the cavernous sinus.},
  author={Patrick D. Maguire and Robert Clough and Allan H. Friedman and Edward Charles Halperin},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1999},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={75-9}
}
PURPOSE Despite advances in microsurgical technique, many cavernous sinus meningiomas remain unresectable or only partially resectable, prompting referral of patients for radiation therapy. Stereotactic radiosurgery is recommended as therapy at some institutions. We evaluated our experience with fractionated radiotherapy to permit comparison with single-fraction radiosurgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS Between July 1985 and January 1998, 21 women and 7 men were treated for primary (21) or… CONTINUE READING