Gamma knife surgery for low-grade gliomas.

@article{Heppner2005GammaKS,
  title={Gamma knife surgery for low-grade gliomas.},
  author={Peter Heppner and Jason P Sheehan and Ladislau E Steiner},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={62 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          755-62
        }
}
OBJECT Data regarding the long-term efficacy of Gamma knife surgery on a large series of patients with low-grade gliomas is lacking. We aimed to review the outcome of patients with low-grade gliomas undergoing Gamma knife surgery at the Lars Leksell Gamma Knife Center at the University of Virginia to clarify its role in the management of these lesions. METHODS A retrospective review of 49 patients treated between 1989 and 2003 was conducted. The median follow up was 63 months. Gamma knife… CONTINUE READING
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