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Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy using gamma unit after hyperbaric oxygenation on recurrent high-grade gliomas

Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy using gamma unit after hyperbaric oxygenation on recurrent... J Neurooncol (2007) 82:297–303 DOI 10.1007/s11060-006-9283-1 CL INICAL-PATIENT STUDIES Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy using gamma unit after hyperbaric oxygenation on recurrent high-grade gliomas Kiyotaka Kohshi Æ Haruaki Yamamoto Æ Ai Nakahara Æ Takahiko Katoh Æ Masashi Takagi Received: 26 May 2006 / Accepted: 13 October 2006 / Published online: 22 November 2006 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2006 Abstract (P = 0.012, log-rank test). Two patients underwent Background To reduce this complication and to subsequent second FSRT for regional or remote enhance the radiation effect to hypoxic cells of high- recurrence. Seven patients (28%) underwent sub- grade gliomas, the authors performed noninvasive sequent craniotomies and resections at a mean of fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (FSRT) using a 8.4 months after FSRT treatment, and 4 of them had Gamma unit combined with hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) radiation effects without viable cells and remained therapy for the treatment of recurrent disease. alive for 50–78 months. Patients and methods Twenty-five consecutive Conclusion Gamma FSRT after HBO therapy ap- patients who had previously received radiotherapy pears to confer a survival benefit for patients with with chemotherapy for recurrent high-grade gliomas, recurrent high-grade gliomas and warrants further including 14 patients with anaplastic astrocytoma (AA) investigation. and 11 with http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Neuro-Oncology Springer Journals

Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy using gamma unit after hyperbaric oxygenation on recurrent high-grade gliomas

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2006 by Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Oncology
ISSN
0167-594X
eISSN
1573-7373
DOI
10.1007/s11060-006-9283-1
pmid
17120158
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Abstract

J Neurooncol (2007) 82:297–303 DOI 10.1007/s11060-006-9283-1 CL INICAL-PATIENT STUDIES Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy using gamma unit after hyperbaric oxygenation on recurrent high-grade gliomas Kiyotaka Kohshi Æ Haruaki Yamamoto Æ Ai Nakahara Æ Takahiko Katoh Æ Masashi Takagi Received: 26 May 2006 / Accepted: 13 October 2006 / Published online: 22 November 2006 Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2006 Abstract (P = 0.012, log-rank test). Two patients underwent Background To reduce this complication and to subsequent second FSRT for regional or remote enhance the radiation effect to hypoxic cells of high- recurrence. Seven patients (28%) underwent sub- grade gliomas, the authors performed noninvasive sequent craniotomies and resections at a mean of fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (FSRT) using a 8.4 months after FSRT treatment, and 4 of them had Gamma unit combined with hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) radiation effects without viable cells and remained therapy for the treatment of recurrent disease. alive for 50–78 months. Patients and methods Twenty-five consecutive Conclusion Gamma FSRT after HBO therapy ap- patients who had previously received radiotherapy pears to confer a survival benefit for patients with with chemotherapy for recurrent high-grade gliomas, recurrent high-grade gliomas and warrants further including 14 patients with anaplastic astrocytoma (AA) investigation. and 11 with

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Journal of Neuro-OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Nov 22, 2006

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