Glomus jugulare tumor: tumor control and complications after stereotactic radiosurgery.

@article{Foote2002GlomusJT,
  title={Glomus jugulare tumor: tumor control and complications after stereotactic radiosurgery.},
  author={Robert L. Foote and Bruce E. Pollock and Deborah A Gorman and Paula J. Schomberg and Scott L. Stafford and Michael J. Link and Robert Kline and Scott E. Strome and Jan L. Kasperbauer and Kerry D. Olsen},
  journal={Head & neck},
  year={2002},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={332-8; discussion 338-9}
}
BACKGROUND We evaluated toxicity and long-term efficacy of stereotactic radiosurgery in patients with symptomatic or progressive glomus jugulare tumors. METHODS Twenty-five consecutive patients (age, 30-88 years; 17 women, 8 men) who underwent stereotactic radiosurgery with the Leksell Gamma Knife (dose, 12-18 Gy) were prospectively followed. MRI and clinical examinations were performed at 6 months and 1, 2, and 3 years, and then every 2 years. RESULTS None of the tumors increased in size… CONTINUE READING
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