Gamma Knife surgery of large meningiomas: early response to treatment

  title={Gamma Knife surgery of large meningiomas: early response to treatment},
  author={Jeremy Christopher Ganz and Wael Abdel Halim Reda and Khalid Abdelkarim},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
Gamma Knife treatment is traditionally limited to tumours with a diameter not exceeding 3–3.5 cm. The current paper presents 97 patients with meningiomas with a minimum volume of 10 cm3, treated with a prescription dose of 12 Gy (or sometimes less to protect neighbouring structures). The post-treatment assessment of these patients, the early response to treatment and the complications of treatment are presented. There were 97 patients, 70 females and 27 males. The mean age was 48.1 years (range… CONTINUE READING


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