Neurocirugia (Asturias, Spain), vol.32, pp.261-267, 2021 (SCI-Expanded)
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Neurocirugia (Asturias, Spain)
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, EMBASE, MEDLINE, DIALNET
Brain metastases, Radiation necrosis, Stereotactic radiosurgery, Whole brain radiation therapy, GAMMA-KNIFE RADIOSURGERY, SINGLE-FRACTION, COMPLICATIONS, RADIONECROSIS, THERAPY, EPIDEMIOLOGY, PROGRESSION, DAMAGE, MODEL
Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated:
Introduction: Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is a treatment option in the initial management of patients with brain metastases. While its efficacy has been demonstrated in several prior studies, treatment-related complications, particularly symptomatic radiation necrosis (RN), remains as an obstacle for wider implementation of this treatment modality. We thus examined risk factors associated with the development of symptomatic RN in patients treated with SRS for brain metastases.