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acoustic schwanoma
rana
Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 3:27 AM
Joined: 5/28/2014
Posts: 1


a patient with history of loss of hearing in the left ear thai developped gradually and numbness in her left face,the MRI showed a mass (33-26-30 mm)in the left cerebellum-pons angel. will the cyber knife will be useful in this condition ???and how much will be the success rate??
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radsrus
Posted: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 7:49 AM
Joined: 10/10/2008
Posts: 4435


With tumors that size we sometimes use partial resection followed by radiosurgery. It depends on the specific details. Success rate is around 95-98%

 

Clinton A. Medbery, III, M.D.
St. Anthony Hospital Cyberknife Center
(405) 272-7311
buddy@swrads.org

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Clinton A. Medbery, III, M.D.
Southwest Radiation Oncology
1011 N. Dewey Ave. #101
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

 


 

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