Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for meningioma.

  title={Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for meningioma.},
  author={Nathan W Uy and Shiao Y. Woo and Bin S. Teh and Wei Yuan Mai and Larry Steven Carpenter and Joseph K W Chiu and Hsin H. Lu and Phillip Gildenberg and Todd Wilson Trask and Walter H Grant and Edward Brian Butler},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  volume={53 5},
PURPOSE To assess the safety and efficacy of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) in the treatment of intracranial meningioma. METHODS AND MATERIALS Forty patients with intracranial meningioma (excluding optic nerve sheath meningiomas) were treated using IMRT with the NOMOS Peacock system between 1994 and 1999. Twenty-five patients received IMRT after surgery either as adjuvant therapy for incomplete resection or for recurrence, and 15 patients received definitive IMRT after… CONTINUE READING