Preliminary Visual Field Preservation after Staged CyberKnife Radiosurgery for Perioptic Lesions Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Adenoma
  • Meningeal Neoplasms
  • Meningioma
  • Pituitary Neoplasms
  • Postoperative Complications
  • Radiosurgery
  • Surgery, Computer-Assisted
  • Visual Fields

abstract

  • Staged radiosurgery resulted in high rates of tumor control and preservation of visual function. Ninety-one percent of patients retained their presurgical vision. Staged radiosurgery may be a safe and effective alternative to either surgery or fractionated radiotherapy for selected lesions adjacent to the optic apparatus.

publication date

  • April 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 15046645

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 799

end page

  • 810; discussion 810-2

volume

  • 54

number

  • 4