Stereotactic radiosurgery of World Health Organization grade II and III intracranial meningiomas: treatment results on the basis of a 22-year experience.

@article{Pollock2012StereotacticRO,
  title={Stereotactic radiosurgery of World Health Organization grade II and III intracranial meningiomas: treatment results on the basis of a 22-year experience.},
  author={Bruce E. Pollock and Scott L. Stafford and Michael J. Link and Yolanda I. Garces and Robert L. Foote},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2012},
  volume={118 4},
  pages={1048-54}
}
BACKGROUND A study was undertaken to define the variables associated with tumor control and survival after single-session stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for patients with atypical and malignant intracranial meningiomas. METHODS Fifty patients with World Health Organization (WHO) grade II (n = 37) or grade III (n = 13) meningiomas underwent SRS from 1990 to 2008. Most tumors were located in the falx/parasagittal region or cerebral convexities (n = 35, 70%). Twenty patients (40%) had… CONTINUE READING