Gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery for unilateral acoustic neuromas.

  title={Gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery for unilateral acoustic neuromas.},
  author={Jeremy G. Rowe and Matthias Walter Richard Radatz and L. R. Walton and Anna Hampshire and Shaun R Seaman and Andras Armand Kemeny},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={74 11},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical results achievable using current techniques of gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery to treat sporadic unilateral acoustic neuromas. METHODS A retrospective review of 234 consecutive patients treated for unilateral acoustic neuromas between 1996 and 1999, with a mean (SD) follow up of 35 (16) months. Tumour control was assessed with serial radiological imaging and by the need for surgical intervention. Hearing preservation was assessed using Gardner… CONTINUE READING


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