Gamma knife surgery for metastatic brainstem tumors.

@article{Yen2006GammaKS,
  title={Gamma knife surgery for metastatic brainstem tumors.},
  author={Chun Po Yen and Jason Sheehan and Greg Patterson and Ladislau Steiner},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={105 2},
  pages={213-9}
}
OBJECT The authors review imaging and clinical outcomes in patients with metastatic brainstem tumors treated using Gamma Knife surgery (GKS). METHODS Between March 1989 and March 2005, 53 patients (24 men and 29 women) with metastatic brainstem lesions underwent GKS. The metastatic deposits were located in the midbrain in eight patients, the pons in 42, and the medulla oblongata in three. Lung cancer was the most common primary malignancy, followed by breast cancer, melanoma, and renal cell… CONTINUE READING

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The metastatic deposits were located in the midbrain in eight patients , the pons in 42 , and the medulla oblongata in three .
The metastatic deposits were located in the midbrain in eight patients , the pons in 42 , and the medulla oblongata in three .
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