Linac radiosurgery for benign meningiomas.

@article{Shafron1999LinacRF,
  title={Linac radiosurgery for benign meningiomas.},
  author={D H Shafron and William Friedman and John M. Buatti and Francis J. Bova and William M Mendenhall},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1999},
  volume={43 2},
  pages={321-7}
}
PURPOSE To review outcomes for patients treated with linac radiosurgery for benign meningiomas. METHODS AND MATERIALS Between January 1989 and July 1997, 70 patients with 76 meningiomas were treated with LINAC-based radiosurgery. In 38 patients, radiosurgery was the initial treatment. In 32 patients, radiosurgery followed surgery or conventional radiotherapy. The average treatment volume was 10.0 cm3 (range, 0.6 to 28.6 cm3). The mean peripheral dose was 12.7 Gy (range, 10 to 20 Gy). The mean… CONTINUE READING
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