Gamma knife radiosurgery in the management of malignant melanoma brain metastases: Commentary Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Melanoma
  • Radiosurgery

abstract

  • Gamma knife radiosurgery for malignant melanoma brain metastases is safe and effective and provides a high rate of durable local control. Improved survival can be achieved in patients with single metastasis, controlled systemic disease, and a high Karnofsky performance score.

publication date

  • March 2007

Research

keywords

  • Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1227/01.NEU.0000255342.10780.52

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 471

end page

  • 81; discussion 481-2

volume

  • 60

number

  • 3