Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy: A short review

Wolfgang A. Tomé, Minesh P. Mehta, Sanford L. Meeks, John M. Buatti

Research output: Contribution to journalShort surveypeer-review

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Abstract

Currently, optimally precise delivery of intracranial radiotherapy is possible with stereotactic radiosurgery and fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy. We present in this article a review of the underlying basic physical and radiobiological principles of fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy and review the clinical experience for ateriovenus malformations, pituitary adenomas, mengiomas, vestibular schwanomas, low grade astrocytomas, malignant gliomas, and brain metatases.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)153-172
Number of pages20
JournalTechnology in Cancer Research and Treatment
Volume1
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2002
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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