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. , ...More

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, vol.31, no.11, pp.2015-2023, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00381-015-2819-y
  • Title of Journal : CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM
  • Page Numbers: pp.2015-2023


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.