Journal article

Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy for Cavernous Venous Malformations of the Orbital Apex

Gishan S Ratnayake, Alan A McNab, Michael J Dally, Catherine Zajarski, Sashendra Senthi, Jeremy D Ruben

OPHTHALMIC PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2019

Abstract

PURPOSE: The objective of this study was to investigate the efficacy and safety of fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy in the treatment of cavernous venous malformation of the orbital apex. METHODS: The authors reviewed a prospective database from a single center of patients with cavernous venous malformation of the orbital apex who had treatment with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy. The authors compared the symptoms, visual function and the size of the tumor pre- and posttreatment as well as reviewed the treatment details and the incidence of complications. RESULTS: Six patients received treatment with fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy for cavernous venous malformation involv..

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