Friday, March 29, 2024

 Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Right Occipital High Grade Glioma :

Case Summary:

40 years of male from Islamabad, underwent craniotomy for Excision of SOL in August 22, 2023 presented with the complaints of headache for 3 months & no history of visual disturbances. The patient has no history of radiation & chemotherapy. On clinical examination patient has no obvious deficit. MRI brain with contrast dated September 15, 2023 shows intra axial enhancing mass lesion seen in the right occipital region with post-surgical changes suggestive of residual high grade glioma. Histopathology dated September 01, 2023 shows malignant neoplasm (glioma). Risks of GKSRS have been explained. Written and valid consent obtained to proceed.

Follow up Comparative Study 19-01-2024:

Patient consulted the gamma knife center for the second routine follow up presented with recent MRI brain with contrast dated January 15,2024 shows almost complete resolution of the targeted lesion with post radiation changes when compared with previous MRI brain with contrast dated September 15, 2023  consistent with excellent control of lesion.