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2021 Feb 01

World Neurosurg

Follow-up Brain Imaging within 30 days of Gamma-Knife Surgery for New Symptoms: A Retrospective Analysis.


De Witt ME, Goulart CR, Mix MD, Reddy GD
World Neurosurg. 2021 Feb 01.
PMID: 33540097.


Gamma knife surgery is a complementary procedure to open microsurgery for several indications. However, post-treatment symptomatic complaints are common and often result in short-term follow up imaging. Here we evaluate the efficacy of repeat brain imaging within 30 days of a gamma knife procedure by analyzing the frequency with which that imaging reveals addressable pathology.