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1 Proceedings of the 9th International Meeting of the Leksell Gamma Knife Society Hong Kong, November 1998 Editors J.C. Ganz, Graz Ph.L. Gildenberg, Houston, Tex. P.O. Franklin, Houston, Tex. 55 figures and 37 tables, 1999 ABC Basel Freiburg Paris London New York New Delhi Bangkok Singapore Tokyo Sydney

2 Leksell Gamma Knife is a registered trademark of Elekta Instruments, Inc., Atlanta, Ga. S. Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers Basel Freiburg Paris London New York New Delhi Bangkok Singapore Tokyo Sydney Drug Dosage The authors and the publisher have exerted every effort to ensure that drug selection and dosage set forth in this text are in accord with current recommendations and practice at the time of publication. However, in view of ongoing research, changes in government regulations, and the constant flow of information relating to drug therapy and drug reactions, the reader is urged to check the package insert for each drug for any change in indications and dosage and for added warnings and precautions. This is particularly important when the recommended agent is a new and/or infrequently employed drug. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be translated into other languages, reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, microcopying, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher or, in the case of photocopying, direct payment of a specified fee to the Copyright Clearance Center (see General Information ). Copyright 1999 by S. Karger AG, P.O. Box, CH 4009 Basel (Switzerland) Printed in Switzerland on acid-free paper by Reinhardt Druck, Basel ISBN ABC Fax

3 Vol. 72, Suppl. 1, Editorial Comment Ganz, J.C. (Graz) Acoustic Schwannoma 2 Radiologic and Histopathologic Changes after Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Acoustic Schwannoma Kwon, Y.; Khang, S.K.; Kim, C.J.; Lee, D.J.; Lee, J.K.; Kwun, B.D. (Seoul) Functional 11 Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Relative to Microsurgery: Epilepsy Régis, J. (Marseille); Roberts, D.W. (Lebanon, N.H.) 22 Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Epilepsy Associated with Cavernous Hemangiomas: A Retrospective Study of 49 Cases Bartolomei, F.; Régis, J. (Marseille); Kida, Y.; Kobayashi, T. (Komaki); Vladyka, V.; LišcZ àk, R. (Prague); Forster, D.M.C.; Kemeny, A. (Sheffield); Shröttner, O.; Pendl, G. (Graz) 29 The Effects of Stereotactic Radiosurgery on Secondary Facial Pain Chang, J.W.; Kim, S.H.; Huh, R.; Park, Y.G.; Chung, S.S. (Seoul) Gliomas 38 Brain Tumors with Cysts Treated with Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: Is Microsurgery Indicated? ABC Fax S. Karger AG, Basel Access to full text and tables of contents, including tentative ones for forthcoming issues:

4 45 Paradoxical Labeling of Radiosurgically Treated Quiescent Tumors with Ki67, A Marker of Cellular Proliferation Jennelle, R.; Gladson, C.; Palmer, C.; Guthrie, B.; Markert, J. (Birmingham, Ala.) Glomus Tumor 53 Radiosurgery of Glomus Tumors: Midterm Results Leber, K.A.; Eustacchio, S.; Pendl, G. (Graz) Meningioma 60 A Comparison of Single Fraction Radiosurgery Tumor Control and Toxicity in the Treatment of Basal and Nonbasal Meningiomas Vermeulen, S.; Young, R.; Li, F.; Meier, R.; Raisis, J.; Klein, S.; Kohier, E. (Seattle, Wash.) 67 Low-Dose Radiosurgery for Meningiomas Nakaya, K.; Hayashi, M.; Nakamura, S.; Atsuchi, S.; Sato, H.; Ochial, T.; Yamamoto, M.; Izawa, M.; Hori, T.; Takakura, K. (Tokyo) Metastases 73 Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Metastatic Brain Tumor: The Usefulness of Repeated Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Recurrent Cases Yamanaka, K.; Iwai, Y.; Yasui, T.; Nakajima, H.; Komiyama, M.; Nishikawa, M.; Morikawa, T.; Kishi, H. (Osaka) 81 Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Skull Base Metastasis and Invasion Iwai, Y.; Yamanaka, K. (Osaka) Pituitary Region Tumors 88 A Six Year Experience with the Postoperative Radiosurgical Management of Pituitary Adenomas Mokry, M.; Ramschak-Schwarzer, S.; Simbrunner, J.; Ganz, J.C.; Pendl, G. (Graz) 101 Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Functioning Pituitary Adenomas Kim, S.H.; Huh, R.; Chang, J.W.; Park, Y.G.; Chung, S.S. (Seoul) 111 Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Pituitary Adenomas Hayashi, M.; Izawa, M.; Hiyama, H.; Nakamura, S.; Atsuchi, S.; Sato, H.; Nakaya, K.; Sasaki, K.; Ochiai, T.; Kubo, O.; Hori, T.; Takakura, K. (Tokyo) IV Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 1999;72(suppl 1)

5 119 Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Functioning Pituitary Microadenoma 125 Pituitary Adenomas Treated by Microsurgery with or without Gamma Knife Surgery: Experience in 122 Cases Inoue, H.K.; Kohga, H.; Hirato, M.; Sasaki, T.; Ishihara, J.; Shibazaki, T.; Ohye, C.; Andou, Y. (Gunma) 132 Cerebral Infarction with ICA Occlusion after Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Pituitary Adenoma: A Case Report Lim, Y.J.; Leem, W.; Park, J.T.; Kim, T.S.; Rhee, B.A.; Kim, G.K. (Seoul) 140 Craniopharyngiomas: A Six Year Experience with Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Mokry, M. (Graz) Physics 150 TLD Measurements of the Relative Output Factors for the Leksell Gamma Knife Yu, C.; Luxton, G.; Apuzzo, M.L.J.; Petrovich, Z. (Los Angeles, Calif.) Socioeconomic 159 Successful Conversion from a Linear Accelerator-Based Program to a Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Program: The Cleveland Clinic Experience Suh, J.H.; Barnett, G.H.; Miller, D.W.; Crownover, R.L.; Willoughby, T.R.; Weinhous, M.S.; Barrett, P.A.; Walsh, J.G.; Macklis, R.M. (Cleveland, Ohio) Vascular 168 A Case of Very Large Cyst Formation with Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for an Arteriovenous Malformation 175 The Role of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in Arteriovenous Malformations with Aneurysms Vymazal, J.; LišcZ àk, R.; Novotný, J., Jr.; Janoušková, L.; Vladyka, V. (Prague) 185 Author Index 187 Subject Index Stereotact Funct Neurosurg 1999;72(suppl 1) V

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