Published in Clinical Oncology Week, May 8th, 2006
"Stereotactic radiosurgery is an effective alternative to surgical resection for the majority of patients with VS. However, after radiosurgery, the imaging characteristics of VSs are variable, and correct interpretation is critical to prevent unnecessary surgery for these patients," researchers in the United States reported.
"A retrospective study of 208 consecutive patients with unilateral VS having radiosurgery between March 1990 and December 2001 [was conducted]. Thirty (14%) patients had tumors that enlarged at least 2 mm after radiosurgery. The median follow-up after...
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