Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in the Treatment of Tumor-Related Facial Pain

Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery , 04/16/2012

Gamma knife radiosurgery (GKRS) of benign lesions is a noninvasive option for patients with tumor–related facial pain. Pain relief is modest, with the majority of pain relapses occurring within 2 years and approximately one half of patients maintaining relief beyond 2 years.

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