Gamma Knife radiosurgery for brainstem metastases: the UCSF experience

  title={Gamma Knife radiosurgery for brainstem metastases: the UCSF experience},
  author={Norbert Kased and Kim Huang and Jean L. Nakamura and Arjun Sahgal and David A. Larson and Michael W. Mcdermott and Penny K. Sneed},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
Purpose: To assess clinical and imaging outcomes in patients treated with Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for brainstem metastases. Materials and methods: We reviewed all patients with brain metastases treated with SRS at the University of California, San Francisco from 1991–2005 to identify patients who had SRS to a brainstem metastasis. Survival time and freedom from progression (FFP) were calculated from date of SRS using the Kaplan–Meier method. Prognostic factors were evaluated… CONTINUE READING
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