Gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of Cushing disease: long-term results.

@article{Kobayashi2002GammaKR,
  title={Gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of Cushing disease: long-term results.},
  author={Tatsuya Kobayashi and Yoshihisa Kida and Yoshimasa Mori},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2002},
  volume={97 5 Suppl},
  pages={422-8}
}
OBJECT The authors sought to analyze the long-term outcome of patients with Cushing disease who underwent gamma knife radiosurgery (GKS) as either an adjuvant or primary treatment. METHODS Twenty-five patients with Cushing disease were treated by OKS and followed for more than 2.5 years (mean 5.3 years). The overall results showed a complete response rate of 30%, a response rate of 85%, and a tumor control rate of 100%. Tumor size and radiation dose were the most important factors related to… CONTINUE READING