Radiosurgical salvage therapy for patients presenting with recurrence of metastatic disease to the brain.

@article{Chen2000RadiosurgicalST,
  title={Radiosurgical salvage therapy for patients presenting with recurrence of metastatic disease to the brain.},
  author={J. C. Chen and Zbigniew Petrovich and Steven l. Giannotta and Cheng Yu and Michael L. J. Apuzzo},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={860-6; discussion 866-7}
}
OBJECTIVE Radiosurgery has emerged as an important modality in the management of metastatic disease to the brain. A number of groups have published results suggesting that high local control rates can be achieved, with improvements in overall survival that rival the results of open surgical treatment. Typically, however, whole-brain radiotherapy has been used in the salvage therapy of patients who have undergone previous craniotomy or radiosurgery. We describe our experience with radiosurgical… CONTINUE READING