Comparative risk of leptomeningeal dissemination of cancer after surgery or stereotactic radiosurgery for a single supratentorial solid tumor metastasis: Commentary Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Meningeal Neoplasms
  • Radiosurgery
  • Supratentorial Neoplasms

abstract

  • Piecemeal resection of a supratentorial brain metastasis carries a higher risk of LMD than en bloc resection or SRS. Further assessment of the role of the 2 surgical resection approaches and SRS in a controlled prospective setting with large numbers of patients is warranted.

publication date

  • April 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1227/01.NEU.0000341535.53720.3E

PubMed ID

  • 19197219

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 664

end page

  • 74; discussion 674-6

volume

  • 64

number

  • 4