The role of cyberknife radiosurgery/radiotherapy for brain metastases of multiple or large-size tumors.

@article{Nishizaki2006TheRO,
  title={The role of cyberknife radiosurgery/radiotherapy for brain metastases of multiple or large-size tumors.},
  author={Takafumi Nishizaki and Kenji Saito and Y Jimi and Nobuhiko Harada and Koutarou Kajiwara and Shinobu Nomura and Hiroshi Ishihara and Kazuaki Yoshikawa and Hiroshi Yoneda and Masahiro Suzuki and Iris C. Gibbs},
  journal={Minimally invasive neurosurgery : MIN},
  year={2006},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={203-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Focused, highly targeted radiosurgery and fractionated radiotherapy using the Cyberknife are useful treatments for multiple or large metastases. Here we present our results of Cyberknife radiosurgery for 71 patients with 148 metastatic brain lesions. METHODS There were 32 women and 39 men with a median age of 63 (range: 30-88) years. Radiographic follow-up was available for 60 patients with 104 lesions. The mean and median initial volumes of the tumor per lesion were 6.6 and 2.9 cm… CONTINUE READING