Stereotactic radiosurgery for benign meningiomas

  title={Stereotactic radiosurgery for benign meningiomas},
  author={Orin G. Bloch and Gurvinder Kaur and Brian J. Jian and Andrew T. Parsa and Igor Barani},
  journal={Journal of Neuro-Oncology},
Meningiomas are the second most common primary tumor of the brain. Surgical resection is the preferred treatment for easily accessible tumors that can be safely removed. However, many tumors arise deep within the skull base making complete surgical resection difficult or impossible. Stereotactic radiosurgery is a highly effective alternative to surgical resection that has been used as a primary therapy for benign meningiomas as well as an adjuvant treatment for residual or recurrent tumors. The… CONTINUE READING
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