Long-Term Outcomes of Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Vestibular Schwannoma Associated with NF Type 2 in Comparison to Sporadic Schwannoma

Author: Yuki Shinya, Hirotaka Hasegawa, Masahiro Shin, Takehiro SugiyaMariko Kawashima, Wataru Takahashi, Shinichi Iwasaki, Akinori Kashio, Hirofumi Nakatomi and Nobuhito Saito
Published On: 10/11/2019

The study confirmed a lack of significant difference in outcomes of SRS between NF2-associated and sporadic VSs. The excellent long-term tumor control (92% at 10–20 years) and low complication rate (CTCAE grade 3–4 RAEs, 6.7%) support the use of SRS as a favorable therapeutic option first-line treatment for NF2 patients with small to medium VS, preferably with non-functional hearing…..


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