My mother is suffering from glomus tumor,she can't eat properly, and she swallowed food that time she coughing... So she did gamma knife surgery at hinduja hospital Mumbai...I need to know that is ur treatment beneficial for my mother...so pls guide me...
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stereotactic radiosurgery -gamma knife surgery are successful in long-term control of tumor growth and in decrease of catecholamine excretion in functional tumors, however, the short duration of observation after stereotactic radiosurgery does not allow for definite conclusions. Radiation treatment is advised as the sole treatment modality for elderly or infirm patients who are symptomatic, especially those with extensive or growing tumors.Its beneficial .
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