Gamma Knife surgery for optic glioma. Report of 2 cases.

@article{Liang2010GammaKS,
  title={Gamma Knife surgery for optic glioma. Report of 2 cases.},
  author={Cheng-loong Liang and Kang Lu and P C Liliang and Han-Jung Chen},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={113 Suppl},
  pages={44-7}
}
Optic pathway/hypothalamic gliomas represent approximately 2%-5% of brain tumors in children. Total excision, subtotal excision, subtotal excision followed by irradiation, radiation therapy alone, chemotherapy, and no treatment at all have been reported. In this article the authors discuss the results of Gamma Knife surgery (GKS) for optic gliomas in 2 children. Two pediatric patients, a boy and a girl, underwent GKS for optic gliomas at our hospital between March 2005 and August 2005. The… CONTINUE READING