Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Pineal Region Tumors

The role of radiosurgery in the management of pineal region tumors is still in its incipient stages, although over the past few years its use has expanded, both as a primary treatment modality and as an adjunct to conventional therapies. This article gives a detailed overview of the recent literature regarding the merits of stereotactic radiosurgery to pineal region tumors, and offers guidelines for the practicing neurosurgeon and neuro-oncologist for the incorporation of radiosurgery into the clinical management of these difficult lesions.

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Júlio Leonardo B. Pereira
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Categories: Radiosurgery

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