Proposed treatment strategy for cavernous sinus meningiomas: a prospective study.

@article{Maruyama2004ProposedTS,
  title={Proposed treatment strategy for cavernous sinus meningiomas: a prospective study.},
  author={Keisuke Maruyama and Masahiro Shin and Hiroki Kurita and Nobutaka Kawahara and Akio Morita and Takaaki Kirino},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={55 5},
  pages={1068-75}
}
OBJECTIVE To establish a safe and effective treatment strategy for cavernous sinus (CS) meningiomas, we prospectively analyzed the outcome of a treatment protocol combining surgery and radiosurgery during the past 7 years. METHODS Tumors confined to the CS and distant from the optic apparatus and the brainstem were treated with radiosurgery alone. Tumors attached to or compressing the optic apparatus and brainstem and that were larger than 3 cm in mean diameter, extended into the multiple… CONTINUE READING

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