Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

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David Mathieu

Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

PublishedDecember 16th, 2011



eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6751-8

Copyright year2011

Number of pages192

Gamma knife radiosurgery is a minimally-invasive treatment alternative for intracranial disorders, including tumors, vascular malformations, facial pain and epilepsy. This book will allow the reader to learn when gamma knife radiosurgery is appropriate and what to expect as treatment results.

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Table of Contents

Open access peer-reviewed  chapters

1. Outcomes Following Gamma Knife for Metastases

By Henry S. Park, James B. Yu, Jonathan P.S. Knisely and Veronica L.S. Chiang

2. Gamma Knife Treatment for Patient Harboring Brain Metastases: How to Estimate Patient Eligibility and Survival?

By José Lorenzoni, Adrián Zárate, Raúl de Ramón, Leonardo Badínez, Francisco Bova and Claudio Lühr

3. Radiosurgical Treatment of Intracranial Meningiomas: Update 2011

By M. Gerosa, R. Foroni, M. Longhi, A. De Simone, F. Alessandrini, P. Meneghelli, B. Bonetti, C. Ghimenton, T. Sava, S. Dall'Oglio, A. Talacchi, C. Cavedon, F. Sala, R. Damante, F. Pioli, S. Maluta and A. Nicolato

4. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for the Vestibular Schwannomas, Technical Considerations and Hydrocephalus as a Complication

By Sung Kyoo Hwang, Kisoo Park, Dong Hyun Lee, Seong Hyun Park, Jaechan Park and Jeong Hyun Hwang

5. Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in the Management of Unusual Grade I/II Primitive Neuroepithelial Tumours of the Brain

By A. Nicolato, M. Longhi, R. Foroni, F. Alessandrini, A. De Simone, C. Ghimenton, A. De Carlo, P. Mirtuono and M. Gerosa

6. Clinical, Anatomo-Radiological and Dosimetric Features Influencing Pain Outcome After Gamma Knife Treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia

By José Lorenzoni, Adrián Zárate, Raúl de Ramón, Leonardo Badínez, Francisco Bova and Claudio Lühr



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