The cavernous sinus meningiomas' dilemma: Surgery or stereotactic radiosurgery?

Laura Fariselli, Antonio Biroli, Antonio Signorelli, Morgan Broggi, Marcello Marchetti, Francesco Biroli

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Abstract

Despite the advances in techniques and technologies, the management of cavernous sinus (CS) meningiomas still remains a challenge for both neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists.On the other hand, the improvement of the anatomical knowledge and the microsurgical techniques together with diffusion of radiosurgery are currently changing the treatment strategy, opening new perspectives to the patients which are suffering from such lesions.The authors reviewed here the literature data. A multidisciplinary treatment algorithm is also proposed.

Original languageEnglish
JournalReports of Practical Oncology and Radiotherapy
DOIs
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Oct 21 2014

Keywords

  • Cavernous sinus
  • Meningioma
  • Radiosurgery
  • Surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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