Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases of Non-Lung Cancer Origin: Focusing on Multiple Brain Lesions

@article{Yamamoto2009GammaKR,
  title={Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Brain Metastases of Non-Lung Cancer Origin: Focusing on Multiple Brain Lesions},
  author={Masaaki Yamamoto and Bierta E. Barfod and Yoichi Urakawa},
  journal={Progress in neurological surgery},
  year={2009},
  volume={22},
  pages={154-69}
}
We describe postradiosurgical treatment outcomes of our consecutive series of 456 patients (220 females, 236 males, mean age; 60.5 years, range 19-86 years) who underwent gamma knife (GK) treatment for brain metastases originating from non-lung cancers, focusing particularly on GK treatment for multiple lesions. The most common primary cancers were breast (122; 26.8%), followed by lower alimentary tract (105; 23.0%), uro-genital (100; 21.9%), upper alimentary tract (56; 12.3%), others (41; 9.0… CONTINUE READING

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