Radiotherapeutic considerations in the treatment of hemangioblastomas of the central nervous system.

@article{Smalley1990RadiotherapeuticCI,
  title={Radiotherapeutic considerations in the treatment of hemangioblastomas of the central nervous system.},
  author={S Rachelle Smalley and Paula J. Schomberg and John S. Earle and Edward R. Laws and Bernd Walter Scheithauer and J R O'fallon},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1990},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={1165-71}
}
Twenty-seven hemangioblastomas of the central nervous system were treated at the Mayo Clinic with radiation therapy from January 1963 to August 1983. Six patients had von-Hippel Lindau syndrome, and four presented with polycythemia. The median age among the 15 males and 12 females was 48 years (range 20-68). Two clinical groups were apparent: those that received postoperative radiation therapy for clinically suspect, or microscopically positive margins (6 patients) and those who underwent… CONTINUE READING

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