SMART syndrome: a late reversible complication after radiation therapy for brain tumours

@inproceedings{Kerklaan2010SMARTSA,
  title={SMART syndrome: a late reversible complication after radiation therapy for brain tumours},
  author={Joost P. Kerklaan and G J Lycklama {\`A} Nijeholt and Ruud G. J. Wiggenraad and Bianca Berghuis and Tjeerd J. Postma and Martin J. B. Taphoorn},
  booktitle={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2010}
}
With intensified treatment leading to longer survival, complications of therapy for brain tumours are more frequently observed. Regarding radiation therapy, progressive and irreversible white matter disease with cognitive decline is most feared. We report on four patients with reversible clinical and radiological features occurring years after radiation for brain tumours, suggestive for the so called SMART syndrome (stroke-like migraine attacks after radiation therapy). All four patients (males… CONTINUE READING
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