Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in Low Grade Glioma, decrease in T2 High Signal Volume

MRI brain with contrast revealed  non enhancing mass in the right parietal para falcine region over motor strip with high T2 signals.  MR Spectroscopy revealed neoplastic activity within the lesion. He had Gamma Knife Radiosurgery with following prescription.
Right parietal Glioma
       12 Gy @ 50%
 17.4 cm³

Low Grade Glioma: Follow up at 3 months shows about 25 % decrease in T2 high signal volume.
Pt. is clinically in static condition with fits controlled on medicine.