B E Pollock

Summary

Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective cost-effectiveness study of trigeminal neuralgia surgery
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery and the Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin J Pain 21:317-22. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery of intracranial meningiomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA Electronic address
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 24:499-507. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Single-fraction radiosurgery of benign cavernous sinus meningiomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 119:675-82. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The risk of stroke or clinical impairment after stereotactic radiosurgery for ARUBA-eligible patients
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Stroke 44:437-41. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Development and testing of a radiosurgery-based arteriovenous malformation grading system
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Prog Neurol Surg 27:58-66. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Single-fraction radiosurgery of benign intracranial meningiomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:604-12; discussion 613. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Single-fraction radiosurgery for presumed intracranial meningiomas: efficacy and complications from a 22-year experience
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:1414-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Surgical management of medically refractory trigeminal neuralgia
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 12:125-31. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Posterior fossa exploration for trigeminal neuralgia patients older than 70 years of age
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:1255-9; discussion 1259-60. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery of World Health Organization grade II and III intracranial meningiomas: treatment results on the basis of a 22-year experience
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cancer 118:1048-54. 2012

Detail Information

Publications88

  1. ncbi request reprint A prospective cost-effectiveness study of trigeminal neuralgia surgery
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery and the Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin J Pain 21:317-22. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery of intracranial meningiomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA Electronic address
    Neurosurg Clin N Am 24:499-507. 2013
    ..Patients with small volume, nonoperated skull-base or tentorial meningiomas typically have the best outcomes after SRS...
  3. doi request reprint Single-fraction radiosurgery of benign cavernous sinus meningiomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 119:675-82. 2013
    ..To analyze factors associated with local tumor control and complications after single-fraction SRS, the authors reviewed cases involving patients treated with Gamma Knife SRS between 1990 and 2008...
  4. doi request reprint The risk of stroke or clinical impairment after stereotactic radiosurgery for ARUBA-eligible patients
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Stroke 44:437-41. 2013
    ..In this study, we analyzed the stroke rate and functional outcomes of patients having stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for unruptured BAVM using the same eligibility criteria and primary end points as the ARUBA trial...
  5. doi request reprint Development and testing of a radiosurgery-based arteriovenous malformation grading system
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Prog Neurol Surg 27:58-66. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Single-fraction radiosurgery of benign intracranial meningiomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 71:604-12; discussion 613. 2012
    ..Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) of benign intracranial meningiomas is an accepted management option for well-selected patients...
  7. doi request reprint Single-fraction radiosurgery for presumed intracranial meningiomas: efficacy and complications from a 22-year experience
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 83:1414-8. 2012
    ..To define the rate of tumor control and factors associated with radiation-related complications after single-fraction radiosurgery (SRS) for patients with imaging defined intracranial meningiomas...
  8. doi request reprint Surgical management of medically refractory trigeminal neuralgia
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep 12:125-31. 2012
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Posterior fossa exploration for trigeminal neuralgia patients older than 70 years of age
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 69:1255-9; discussion 1259-60. 2011
    ..Patients with medically unresponsive trigeminal neuralgia (TN) who are >70 years of age often undergo operations that typically provide pain relief for <5 years despite having a life expectancy that can exceed 15 years...
  10. doi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery of World Health Organization grade II and III intracranial meningiomas: treatment results on the basis of a 22-year experience
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Cancer 118:1048-54. 2012
    ..A study was undertaken to define the variables associated with tumor control and survival after single-session stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for patients with atypical and malignant intracranial meningiomas...
  11. ncbi request reprint Results of stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with imaging defined cavernous sinus meningiomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:1427-31. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of stereotactic radiosurgery as primary management for patients with imaging defined cavernous sinus meningiomas...
  12. ncbi request reprint Management of vestibular schwannomas that enlarge after stereotactic radiosurgery: treatment recommendations based on a 15 year experience
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 58:241-8; discussion 241-8. 2006
    ..However, after radiosurgery, the imaging characteristics of VSs are variable, and correct interpretation is critical to prevent unnecessary surgery for these patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based medicine review of stereotactic radiosurgery
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Prog Neurol Surg 19:152-70. 2006
    ..Stereotactic radiosurgery has been increasingly utilized to manage a wide variety of indications including vascular malformations, benign and malignant tumors, and functional disorders...
  14. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia: is sensory disturbance required for pain relief?
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 105:103-6. 2006
    ..Over the past 15 years stereotactic radiosurgery has become an accepted surgical option for patients with medically unresponsive trigeminal neuralgia (TN). The mechanism whereby radiosurgery causes pain relief remains unclear...
  15. ncbi request reprint Patient outcomes after vestibular schwannoma management: a prospective comparison of microsurgical resection and stereotactic radiosurgery
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 59:77-85; discussion 77-85. 2006
    ..The best management for patients with small- to medium-sized vestibular schwannomas (VS) is controversial...
  16. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous retrogasserian glycerol rhizotomy for patients with idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia: a prospective analysis of factors related to pain relief
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 102:223-8. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to analyze prospectively factors associated with facial pain outcomes after percutaneous retrogasserian glycerol rhizotomy (PRGR) for patients with medically unresponsive idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for intracranial meningiomas: indications and results
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurologic Surgery and the Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 14:e4. 2003
    ..The author reviews the 12-year experience at a single institution and discusses the relative strengths and weakness of this management approach...
  18. ncbi request reprint Repeat radiosurgery for idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 61:192-5. 2005
    ..Although frequently performed, the efficacy and safety of repeat trigeminal neuralgia radiosurgery is not well described...
  19. ncbi request reprint A call to define stereotactic radiosurgery
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 55:1371-3. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint The evolving role of stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with skull base tumors
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Neurooncol 69:199-207. 2004
    ..Follow-up beyond 10 years is still needed to better define long-term results of radiosurgery and the incidence of radiation-induced neoplasms after radiosurgery...
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of the Modified Rankin Scale to assess outcome after arteriovenous malformation radiosurgery
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurology 67:1630-4. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery for pituitary adenomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Prog Neurol Surg 20:164-71. 2007
    ..However, radiosurgery is effective for pituitary adenoma patients with persistent or recurrent tumors after prior surgery, or for patients considered high risk for open surgical procedures due to coexisting medical conditions...
  23. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery of growth hormone-producing pituitary adenomas: factors associated with biochemical remission
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, and Nutrition, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 106:833-8. 2007
    ..The authors reviewed outcomes after stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with acromegaly and analyzed factors associated with biochemical remission...
  24. doi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for glossopharyngeal neuralgia: preliminary report of 5 cases
    Bruce E Pollock
    Departments of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College ofMedicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 115:936-9. 2011
    ..The authors report their early experience of using stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) as an alternative to posterior fossa surgery for patients with medically resistant GPN...
  25. doi request reprint Surgical management of trigeminal neuralgia patients with recurrent or persistent pain despite three or more prior operations
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    World Neurosurg 73:523-8. 2010
    ..To compare facial pain outcomes from different surgical techniques for patients with idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia (TN) who continue to have persistent or recurrent TN despite multiple operations...
  26. doi request reprint Prospective comparison of posterior fossa exploration and stereotactic radiosurgery dorsal root entry zone target as primary surgery for patients with idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 67:633-8; discussion 638-9. 2010
    ..Trigeminal neuralgia (TN) is the most common facial pain syndrome, with an incidence of approximately 27 per 100,000 patient-years...
  27. doi request reprint Failure rate of contemporary low-dose radiosurgical technique for vestibular schwannoma
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 111:840-4. 2009
    ..The effect these changes have had on tumor control has not been well documented...
  28. doi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery of benign intracranial tumors
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Neurooncol 92:337-43. 2009
    ..This chapter will review the indications and results of radiosurgery for patients with intracranial meningiomas, vestibular schwannomas, and pituitary adenomas having single-fraction radiosurgery at the Mayo Clinic since 1990...
  29. doi request reprint Pituitary tumor type affects the chance of biochemical remission after radiosurgery of hormone-secreting pituitary adenomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Departments of Neurological Surgery and Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Neurosurgery 62:1271-6; discussion 1276-8. 2008
    ..Confounding variables include histology, radiation dose, use of pituitary-suppressive medications, and length of follow-up...
  30. doi request reprint Vestibular schwannoma management: an evidence-based comparison of stereotactic radiosurgery and microsurgical resection
    Bruce E Pollock
    Departments of Neurological Surgery and Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Prog Neurol Surg 21:222-7. 2008
    ..The best management of vestibular schwannoma (VS) patients is controversial...
  31. doi request reprint Vestibular schwannoma radiosurgery after previous surgical resection or stereotactic radiosurgery
    Bruce E Pollock
    Departments of Neurological Surgery and Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Prog Neurol Surg 21:163-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate radiosurgery outcomes in vestibular schwannoma (VS) patients who have undergone prior tumor treatment...
  32. doi request reprint Modification of the radiosurgery-based arteriovenous malformation grading system
    Bruce E Pollock
    Departments of Neurological Surgery and Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 63:239-43; discussion 243. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether simplifying this grading system using location as a two-tiered variable detracted from the accuracy of the scale...
  33. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife radiosurgery for patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas: results from a 15-year experience
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:1325-9. 2008
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and complications of stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFA)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery in patients with glomus jugulare tumors
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, and Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 17:E10. 2004
    ..To decrease the morbidity associated with tumor management in these patients, gamma knife surgery (GKS) was performed as an alternative to resection...
  35. ncbi request reprint Properly selected patients with multiple brain metastases may benefit from aggressive treatment of their intracranial disease
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Neurooncol 61:73-80. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Results of repeated gamma knife radiosurgery for medically unresponsive trigeminal neuralgia
    B E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 93:162-4. 2000
    ..The authors report the results of repeated GKS in patients with recurrent facial pain after their initial procedure...
  37. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic management of craniopharyngiomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 79:25-32. 2002
    ..Stereotactic techniques should be considered for patients with craniopharyngiomas, especially those who have failed prior surgical resection...
  38. ncbi request reprint Patient outcomes after arteriovenous malformation radiosurgical management: results based on a 5- to 14-year follow-up study
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 52:1291-6; discussion 1296-7. 2003
    ..However, few articles present overall outcomes after one or more radiosurgical procedures, and few data are available for periods longer than 5 years after AVM radiosurgery...
  39. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:347-53. 2002
    ..Each year a greater number of patients with trigeminal neuralgia (TN) undergo radiosurgery, including a large number of patients who are candidates for microvascular decompression (MVD)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Occlusive hyperemia: a radiosurgical phenomenon?
    B E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 47:1178-82; discussion 1182-4. 2000
    ..Causes of neurological deficits after arteriovenous malformation (AVM) radiosurgery, including hemorrhage, radiation injury, and delayed cyst formation, are described...
  41. ncbi request reprint Results of stereotactic radiosurgery in patients with hormone-producing pituitary adenomas: factors associated with endocrine normalization
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:525-30. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to determine factors associated with endocrine normalization after radiosurgery is performed in patients with hormone-producing pituitary adenomas...
  42. ncbi request reprint A theory on the natural history of colloid cysts of the third ventricle
    B E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55901, USA
    Neurosurgery 46:1077-81; discussion 1081-3. 2000
    ..However, the clinical and neuroimaging characteristics related to symptom development are poorly understood...
  43. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery as an alternative to fractionated radiotherapy for patients with recurrent or residual nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 53:1086-91; discussion 1091-4. 2003
    ..To evaluate tumor control rates and complications after stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas...
  44. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery provides equivalent tumor control to Simpson Grade 1 resection for patients with small- to medium-size meningiomas
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:1000-5. 2003
    ..To compare tumor control rates after surgical resection or stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with small- to medium-size intracranial meningiomas...
  45. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery as primary management for meningiomas extending into the internal auditory canal
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 82:98-103. 2004
    ..Radiosurgery is an excellent alternative to surgical excision for meningiomas in this location, especially if a subtotal resection is likely or a hearing-sacrificing operation such as a translabyrinthine approach is contemplated...
  46. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with ACTH-producing pituitary adenomas after prior adrenalectomy
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 54:839-41. 2002
    ..To review the results of stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH)-producing pituitary adenomas after bilateral adrenalectomy...
  47. ncbi request reprint High-dose trigeminal neuralgia radiosurgery associated with increased risk of trigeminal nerve dysfunction
    B E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 49:58-62; discussion 62-4. 2001
    ..Stereotactic radiosurgery is being used with more frequency in the management of patients with trigeminal neuralgia. To improve facial pain outcomes, many centers have increased the prescribed radiation dose to the trigeminal nerve...
  48. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations of the basal ganglia, thalamus, and brainstem
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 100:210-4. 2004
    ..The goal of this paper was to study these outcomes...
  49. ncbi request reprint A proposed radiosurgery-based grading system for arteriovenous malformations
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 96:79-85. 2002
    ..Grading scales that are currently used to predict patient outcomes after AVM resection are unreliable tools for the prediction of the results of AVM radiosurgery...
  50. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for recurrent central neurocytoma: case report
    B E Pollock
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 48:441-3. 2001
    ..Neurocytomas are typically benign tumors that have high local control rates after gross total resection. Nevertheless, tumor recurrence is possible, and some patients have aggressive tumors...
  51. ncbi request reprint Management of cysts arising after radiosurgery to treat intracranial arteriovenous malformations
    B E Pollock
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 49:259-64; discussion 264-5. 2001
    ..The proper treatment for patients with cyst formation after arteriovenous malformation radiosurgery is unknown...
  52. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery: the preferred management for patients with nonvestibular schwannomas?
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 52:1002-7. 2002
    ..To review patient outcomes after radiosurgery of nonvestibular schwannomas...
  53. ncbi request reprint Development of a cerebral arteriovenous malformation documented in an adult by serial angiography. Case report
    J A Friedman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurosurg 93:1058-61. 2000
    ..The newly diagnosed AVM was treated with repeated stereotactic radiosurgery. This represents the first reported case of the development of a cerebral AVM documented in an adult by serial angiography...
  54. ncbi request reprint Meningioma radiosurgery: tumor control, outcomes, and complications among 190 consecutive patients
    S L Stafford
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, 200 First St. SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 49:1029-37; discussion 1037-8. 2001
    ..Further study is needed to determine the tumor control and complication rates 10 years or more after meningioma radiosurgery...
  55. ncbi request reprint Fatal progression of posttraumatic dural arteriovenous fistulas refractory to multimodal therapy. Case report
    J A Friedman
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 94:831-5. 2001
    ..Endovascular, surgical, and radiosurgical treatments are successful in curing most patients with DAVFs. The failure of multimodal therapy and the fulminant progression and disseminated nature of this patient's disease are unique...
  56. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for cavernous malformations
    B E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 93:987-91. 2000
    ..The use of stereotactic radiosurgery to treat cerebral cavernous malformations (CMs) is controversial. To evaluate the efficacy and safety of CM radiosurgery, the authors reviewed the experience at the Mayo Clinic during the past 10 years...
  57. ncbi request reprint Cerebrovascular manifestations in 321 cases of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia
    C O Maher
    Departments of Neurosurgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Stroke 32:877-82. 2001
    ..We assessed the risk of neurological dysfunction from these malformations and fistulae...
  58. ncbi request reprint The rationale and technique of staged-volume arteriovenous malformation radiosurgery
    B E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 48:817-24. 2000
    ..Radiosurgery of large AVMs in a planned staged fashion was undertaken to limit the radiation exposure to the surrounding normal brain...
  59. ncbi request reprint Results of combined stereotactic radiosurgery and transarterial embolization for dural arteriovenous fistulas of the transverse and sigmoid sinuses
    J A Friedman
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 94:886-91. 2001
    ..This combined approach is a safe and effective treatment strategy for patients without angiographically determined risk factors for hemorrhage and for elderly patients with significant comorbidities...
  60. ncbi request reprint Seizure outcomes after stereotactic radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations
    B Schauble
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Foundation, 200 First Avenue, Rochester, MN 55901, USA
    Neurology 63:683-7. 2004
    ..To determine the effect of stereotactic radiosurgery on seizure outcomes for patients with intracerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVM)...
  61. doi request reprint Repeat posterior fossa exploration for patients with persistent or recurrent idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia
    Nelly Amador
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 108:916-20. 2008
    ..The outcomes and risks of repeat posterior fossa exploration (PFE) for these patients are not clearly understood...
  62. ncbi request reprint CSNS Resident Award: the economics of trigeminal neuralgia surgery
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Clin Neurosurg 50:387-95. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Radiation-induced tumor after stereotactic radiosurgery and whole brain radiotherapy: case report and literature review
    Jon I McIver
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Neurooncol 66:301-5. 2004
    ..The risk of radiation-induced tumors after radiosurgery is unknown. To better define the incidence of radiation-induced neoplasms after radiosurgery, all potential cases should be presented and discussed in an open, candid fashion...
  64. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with "radioresistant" brain metastases
    Paul D Brown
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 51:656-65; discussion 665-7. 2002
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the efficacy of stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for the treatment of patients with brain metastases that have been determined to be "radioresistant" on the basis of histological examination...
  65. ncbi request reprint A study on the radiation tolerance of the optic nerves and chiasm after stereotactic radiosurgery
    Scott L Stafford
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:1177-81. 2003
    ..To evaluate the risk of clinically significant radiation optic neuropathy (RON) for patients having stereotactic radiosurgery of benign tumors adjacent to the optic apparatus...
  66. ncbi request reprint Leksell Gamma Knife coordinate setting slippage: how often, how much?
    Robert L Foote
    Division of Radiation Oncology and Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 101:590-3. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and magnitude of coordinate setting slippage during gamma knife surgery (GKS)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Hemangiopericytoma in the central nervous system: treatment, pathological features, and long-term follow up in 38 patients
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, The Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J Neurosurg 98:1182-7. 2003
    ..The authors reviewed the Mayo Clinic experience with the treatment of hemangiopericytoma in the primary central nervous system (CNS)...
  68. ncbi request reprint Gamma knife radiosurgery of radiation-induced intracranial tumors: local control, outcomes, and complications
    Ashley W Jensen
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 62:32-7. 2005
    ..To determine local control (LC) and complication rates for patients who underwent radiosurgery for radiation-induced intracranial tumors...
  69. ncbi request reprint A comparison of surgical resection and stereotactic radiosurgery in the treatment of solitary brain metastases
    BRIAN PATRICK O'NEILL
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 55:1169-76. 2003
    ..To determine whether neurosurgery (NS) or stereotactic radiosurgery (RS) provided better local tumor control and enhanced patient survival...
  70. ncbi request reprint Glomus jugulare tumor: tumor control and complications after stereotactic radiosurgery
    Robert L Foote
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Head Neck 24:332-8; discussion 338-9. 2002
    ..We evaluated toxicity and long-term efficacy of stereotactic radiosurgery in patients with symptomatic or progressive glomus jugulare tumors...
  71. ncbi request reprint MR angiography fusion technique for treatment planning of intracranial arteriovenous malformations
    Kiaran P McGee
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 23:361-9. 2006
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  72. doi request reprint Comparison of the surgical and follow-up costs associated with microsurgical resection and stereotactic radiosurgery for vestibular schwannoma
    Ritesh Banerjee
    Division of Health Care Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 108:1220-4. 2008
    ..The best approach to the management of vestibular schwannoma (VS) remains controversial. The aim of this study is to analyze the initial and follow-up costs of resection and stereotactic radiosurgery for patients with VS...
  73. ncbi request reprint Central neurocytoma: management recommendations based on a 35-year experience
    James L Leenstra
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:1145-54. 2007
    ..METHODS AND MATErials: The data from 45 patients with central neurocytomas diagnosed between 1971 and 2003 were retrospectively evaluated. Various combinations of surgery, radiotherapy (RT), and chemotherapy had been used for treatment...
  74. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of quality of life in adults with newly diagnosed high-grade gliomas: the impact of the extent of resection on quality of life and survival
    Paul D Brown
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Neurosurgery 57:495-504; discussion 495-504. 2005
    ..To describe the quality of life (QOL) over time for adults with newly diagnosed high-grade gliomas and to examine the relationship between QOL and outcome data collected in three prospective cooperative group clinical trials...
  75. ncbi request reprint Comparison of posterior fossa exploration and stereotactic radiosurgery in patients with previously nonsurgically treated idiopathic trigeminal neuralgia
    Bruce E Pollock
    Department of Neurological Surgery, and Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Neurosurg Focus 18:E6. 2005
    ..Researchers in some centers claim that the results of SRS are equivalent to posterior fossa exploration (PFE). The goal in this study was to verify that claim...
  76. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations in children
    Aaron A Cohen-Gadol
    Departments of Neurologic Surgery and Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 104:388-91. 2006
    ..The authors present the results of stereotactic radiosurgery performed in a consecutive series of children with arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) and analyze factors associated with successful radiosurgery for this condition...
  77. ncbi request reprint Histologic analysis of a human trigeminal nerve after failed stereotactic radiosurgery: case report
    Andrew B Foy
    Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Surg Neurol 68:655-8; discussion 658-9. 2007
    ..However, little is known about the mechanism of pain relief after trigeminal neuralgia radiosurgery. We report the histologic findings of a human trigeminal nerve after failed radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia...
  78. doi request reprint Hearing preservation after stereotactic radiosurgery for bilateral cerebellopontine angle meningiomas
    S Tanaka
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Minim Invasive Neurosurg 52:259-62. 2009
    ..Preservation of cranial nerve function is critical in the management of patients with cerebellopontine angle (CPA) tumors...
  79. ncbi request reprint Recurrent subependymoma treated with radiosurgery
    Robert D Ecker
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA
    Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 82:58-60. 2004
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Subependymoma may be added to the list of primary glial neoplasms that have been successfully managed with stereotactic radiosurgery. Also, we add a case of presumed CM following radiation therapy to the literature...
  80. doi request reprint Radiosurgery for large-volume (> 10 cm3) benign meningiomas
    Jonathan M Bledsoe
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 112:951-6. 2010
    ..Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) has proven to be a safe and effective treatment for many patients with intracranial meningiomas. Nevertheless, the morbidity associated with radiosurgery of larger meningiomas is poorly understood...
  81. pmc Radiation-induced optic neuritis after pituitary adenoma radiosurgery in a patient with multiple sclerosis: case report
    Thomas B Daniels
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Neurooncol 93:263-7. 2009
    ..To describe a rare case of optic neuritis onset after Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery...
  82. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery for cranial base chordomas and chondrosarcomas
    Sunil Krishnan
    Division of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Neurosurgery 56:777-84; discussion 777-84. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy and toxicity of radiosurgery in the treatment of cranial base chordoma and chondrosarcoma...
  83. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of oligodendrogliomas and mixed oligodendroastrocytomas
    Atom Sarkar
    Department of Neurologic Surgery and the Division of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Neurosurg 97:653-6. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the safety and efficacy of radiosurgery in the management of patients with oligodendrogliomas (ODGs) or mixed oligoastrocytomas (OGAs)...
  84. ncbi request reprint Tumefactive cysts: a delayed complication following radiosurgery for cerebral arterial venous malformations
    Whitney B Edmister
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 26:1152-7. 2005
    ..Despite these malignant features, these cystic lesions should be recognized as a benign complication of radiosurgery so that proper treatment (i.e., cystoperitoneal shunt surgery or excision) can be initiated...
  85. ncbi request reprint Stereotactic radiosurgery for brainstem metastases: Survival, tumor control, and patient outcomes
    Aamir Hussain
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:521-4. 2007
    ..Patients with brainstem metastases have limited treatment options. In this study, we reviewed outcomes after stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) in the management of patients with brainstem metastases...
  86. ncbi request reprint Hemorrhage in unruptured arteriovenous malformations
    Bruce E Pollock
    J Neurosurg 104:172-3; author reply 173-4. 2006
  87. ncbi request reprint Radiosurgery for arteriovenous malformations
    Bruce E Pollock
    J Neurosurg 101:390-2; discussion 392. 2004
  88. ncbi request reprint Natural history, evaluation, and management of intracranial vascular malformations
    Robert D Brown
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 80:269-81. 2005
    ..A multidisciplinary approach including neurosurgery, radiosurgery, interventional neuroradiology, and vascular neurology is most useful in determining the best management strategy...