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. , ...Daha Fazla

CHILDS NERVOUS SYSTEM, cilt.31, sa.11, ss.2015-2023, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s00381-015-2819-y
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.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.