Gamma Knife treatment of low-grade gliomas in children


Eksi M. Ş. , Yilmaz B., Akakin A., Toktas Z. O. , Kaur A. C. , Demir M. K. , et al.

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, cilt.31, ss.2015-2023, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00381-015-2819-y
  • Dergi Adı: CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.2015-2023

Özet

Low-grade gliomas have good overall survival rates in pediatric patients compared to adults. There are some case series that reported the effectiveness and safety of Gamma Knife radiosurgery, yet they are limited in number of patients. We aimed to review the relevant literature for pediatric low-grade glial tumors treated with stereotactic radiosurgery, specifically Gamma Knife radiosurgery, and to present an exemplary case.