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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 297093, 6 pages
Clinical Evaluation of CyberKnife in the Treatment of Vestibular Schwannomas
1Department of Radiation-Oncology, Taipei Medical University Wan-Fang Hospital, Taipei 110, Taiwan
2Department of Radiation-Oncology, Taipei Medical University Shuang-Ho Hospital, New Taipei City 23561, Taiwan
3Department of Neurosurgery, Taipei Medical University Wan-Fang Hospital, Taipei 110, Taiwan
4Department of Neurosurgery, Taipei Medical University Shuang-Ho Hospital, New Taipei City 23561, Taiwan
5Department of Neurological Surgery, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, No. 325, Section 2, Chenggong Road, Neihu District, Taipei 114, Taiwan
6Department of Radiation Oncology, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei 114, Taiwan
7Stereotactic Radiosurgery Center, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei 114, Taiwan
Received 9 May 2013; Revised 27 September 2013; Accepted 1 October 2013
Academic Editor: Sonshin Takao
Copyright © 2013 Jo-Ting Tsai et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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