Linac Radiosurgery Treatment Resultlts Of Benign Meningiomas

Mohamed El-Awadi, Abd el-hafez Shehabel-dien, Mohamed Bayoumi
2006 Research in Oncology  
stereotactic radiosurgery has emerged as an established treatment modality of intracranial tumors. It is used as an alternative to surgery or to supplement subtotal surgical resection of locally invasive tumors. aim of the Work: To demonstrate the efficacy and safety of stereotactic radiosurgery in treatment of benign meningiomas. Patients and Methods: twenty-six patients with 28 benign meningiomas were prospectively treated with 6-MV modified linac (Photon Knife) in a non-randomize clinical
more » ... ndomize clinical study. Mean age was 54 years (± 10.5, range: 25 to 75 years). Dose was given in single or multiple fractions depending on tumor location. Winston-Lutz test for accuracy of isocentre localization was performed in all cases. Regular clinical and radiological follow up was carried out.
doi:10.21608/resoncol.2006.360 fatcat:dgqyeuh4ijhqbpl2hh5ylkotue