Clinical Neuroscience

Stereotactic radiosurgery as a new modality in the treatment of neurosurgical pathologies in the posterior fossa

KEMÉNY A. András1, FORSTER MC. David1, WALTON Lee1

MAY 20, 1994

Clinical Neuroscience - 1994;47(05-06)

Stereotactic Radiosurgery (STRS) is one of the fastest growing fields in neurosurgery. Though it was first introduced by Lars Leksell for functional neurosurgery, over the last two decades a wide range of pathological conditions were treated world-wide. In this paper the experiences of the Sheffield Gamma Unit in the treatment of posterior fossa lesions will be summarized.

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  1. National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Sheffield, England

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