Gamma Knife radiosurgery for the treatment of brainstem tumors.

Abstract

Ten patients with brainstem tumors (BST) underwent Gamma Knife radiosurgery. In 5 cases, there were definitive histological diagnoses; ependymoma (n = 3) and CNS lymphoma (n = 2). The others were diagnosed as ependymoma (n = 1), CNS lymphoma (n = 2) and glioma (n = 2) on clinical grounds. Of 4 cases with ependymoma, the tumor showed a marked response in 3… (More)

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@article{Hirato1995GammaKR, title={Gamma Knife radiosurgery for the treatment of brainstem tumors.}, author={Masafumi Hirato and M. Nakamura and Hirochika Inoue and Chihiro Ohye and Junko Hirato and Tomoko Shibazaki and Yoshito Andou}, journal={Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery}, year={1995}, volume={64 Suppl 1}, pages={32-41} }