Cyberknife radiosurgery for focal paravertebral recurrence after radical pleurectomy/decortication in malignant pleural mesothelioma

Loïc Lang-Lazdunski, Sally Barrington, Andrea Bille, Pierre Yves Bondiau

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Abstract

We present a case of malignant pleural mesothelioma with focal relapse in the Azygos arch regionafter radical pleurectomy/decortication and adjuvant chemotherapy. Tumour recurrence was successfullytreated by Cyberknife radiosurgery (70 Gy in five fractions). Patient remains disease-free at 40 months without any other treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1393-1394
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Journal of Cardio-thoracic Surgery
Volume41
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Cyberknife
  • Malignant pleural mesothelioma
  • Recurrence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Medicine(all)

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