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Journal Articles - Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

I. METASTATIC TUMORS
1. Microsurgery plus whole brain irradiation versus Gamma Knife surgery alone for treatment of single metastases to the brain: a randomized controlled multicentre phase III trial
Alexander Muacevic, Berndt Wowra, Axel Siefert, Joerg-Christian Tonn, Hans-Jakob Steiger, Friedrich W. Kreth. J Neurooncol (2008) 87:299–307

2. Incidence, timing, and treatment of new brain metastases after Gamma Knife surgery for limited brain disease: the case for reducing the use of whole-brain radiation therapy.
Stephen Rush, M.D.,1,2 Robert E. Elliott, M.D.,2 Amr Mors i, M.D.,2 Nisha Mehta, B.A.,2 Jeri Spriet, B.S.,2 Ashwatha Nara yana, M.D.,1 Bernad ine Donahue, M.D.,3 Erik C. Par ker, M.D.,2 and John G. Golfinos, M.D.  J Neurosurg 115:37–48, 2011

3. Gamma knife surgery for brain metastases in patients harboring four or more lesions: survival and prognostic factors
Taek-Kyun Nam, M.D., Jung-Il Lee, M.D., Young-Jo Jung, M.D., Yong-Seok Im, Ph.D., Hee-Ye An, R.N., Do-Hyun Nam, M.D., Kwan Park, M.D., and Jong-Hyun Kim, M.D. DOI: 10.3171/sup.2005.102.s_supplement.0147

4. Long-term survivors after gamma knife radiosurgery for brain metastases
Douglas Kondziolka M.D., M.Sc., Juan J. Martin M.D.1, John C. Flickinger M.D. David M. Friedland M.D.3, Adam M. Brufsky M.D., Ph.D.3, Joseph Baar M.D.3, Sanjiv Agarwala M.D.3, John M. Kirkwood M.D.3, L. Dade Lunsford M.D.1,
Cancer 104:12, 2784–2791, 2005

5. Gamma-Knife radiosurgery in the management of melanoma patients with brain metastases: A series of 106 patients without whole-brain radiotherapy Caroline Gaudy-Marqueste M.D.. Jean-Marie Regis M.D., Ph.D., Xavier Muracciole M.D, Renaud Laurans M.D., Marie-Aleth Richard M.D., Ph.D. Jean-Jacques Bonerandi M.D., Ph.D.. and Jean-Jacques Grob M.D., Ph.D. International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 65:3 809-816


II. PITUITARY TUMORS
1. MASEP gamma knife radiosurgery for secretory pituitary adenomas: experience in 347 consecutive cases Heng Wan1*, Ohye Chihiro2 and Shubin Yuan3
Journal of Experimental & Clinical Cancer Research 28:36 2009

2. Gamma Knife surgery for pituitary adenomas: factors related to radiological and endocrine outcomes. Clinical article Sheehanet al, J Neurosurg Vol. 114 / No. 2 / Pages 303-309, 2011

3. Pollock B, Kondziolka D, Lunsford LD, et al. Stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas: Imaging, visual and endocrine results. Acta Neuro Chir (suppl) 62:33-38, 1994

4. Witt TC, Kondziolka D, Flickinger JC, et al. Stereotactic radiosurgery for pituitary tumors. Radiosurgery 1:55-56, 1996.


III. MENINGIOMAS
1. Gamma Knife surgery for parasellar meningiomas: long-term results including complications, predictive factors, and progression-free survival
Brian J. Williams, M.D., Chun Po Yen, M.D., Robert M. Starke, M.D., M.Sc., Bhuvaneswara Basina, M.D., James Nguyen, B.A., Jessica Rainey, B.A., Jonathan H. Sherman, M.D., David Schlesinger, Ph.D., and Jason P. Sheehan, M.D., Ph.D.
Journal of Neurosurgery 114:6:1571-77, 2011.

2. Gamma Knife Surgery of Meningiomas Involving the Cavernous Sinus: Long-term Follow-up of 100 Patients
Skeie, Bente Sandvei MD; Enger, P. Ø. MD; Skeie, G. O. MD; Thorsen, F. PhD; Pedersen, P-H. MD Neurosurgery 66:4, 2010

3. Kondziolka D, Lunsford LD, Coffey RJ, et al. Stereotactic radiosurgery of meningiomas. J Neurosurg 74:552-559, 1991.

4. Duma CM, Lunsford LD, Kondziolka D, et al. Stereotactic radiosurgery of cavernous sinus meningiomas as an addition or alternative to microsurgery. Neurosurgery 32:669-705, 1993.

5. Kondziolka D, Levy E, Niranjan A, et al. Long-term outcomes after meningioma radiosurgery: physician and patient perspectives. JNeurosurg 91:44-50, 1999.


IV. ACOUSTIC NEUROMAS
1. Langenberg et al. Management of large vestibular schwannoma. Part I. Planned subtototal resection followed by Gamma Knife surgery: radiological and clinical aspects. J Neurosurg 113:875-884, 2011

2. Langenberg et al. Management of large vestibular schwannoma. Part II. Primary Gammma Knife Surgery: radiological and clinical aspects. J Neurosurg 113:885-893, 2011

3. Flickinger et al. Results of acoustic neuroma radiosurgery: an analysis of 5 years' experience using current methods. J Neurosurg 94:1-6, 2001


VII. TRIGEMINAL NEURALGIA
1. D. Kondziolka, O. Zorro, J. Lobato-Polo et al., Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery for idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia Journal of Neurosurgery, vol. 112, no. 4, pp. 758–765, 2010

2. Clinical Outcomes of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Patients with Trigeminal Neuralgia Ameer L. Elaimy,1,2 Peter W. Hanson,1,2 Wayne T. Lamoreaux,1,2 Alexander R. Mackay,1,3 John J. Demakas,1,4 Robert K. Fairbanks,1,2 Barton S. Cooke,1 Sudheer R. Thumma,1,2 and Christopher M. Lee1 International Journal of Otolaryngology
Volume 2012 (2012)

3.Kondziolka D, Lunsford LD, Habeck M, and Flickinger JC Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia. NeurosurgClinNAm, January 1997.


VIII. GLIOMAS
1. Gamma Knife Surgery for Glioblastoma Multiforme
R. Webster Crowley, MD; Nader Pouratian, MD, PhD; Jason P. Sheehan, MD, PhD Neurosurg Focus. 20(4), 2006

2. McDermott M, Sneed P, Chang SM, et al. Results of radiosurgery for recurrent gliomas. Radiosurgery 1:102-112, 1996.

3. Sarkaria J, Mehta M, Loeffler J, et al. Radiosurgery in the initial management of gliomas: Survival comparison with the RTOG recursive partition analysis. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 32:931-941, 1995.
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