Glomus Jugulare Tumors

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Glomus Jugulare Tumors

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The terms "Glomus Jugulare Tumors" returned 2 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Gamma knife radiosurgery for glomus jugulare tumors: therapeutic advantages of minimalism in the skull base.
 

Author(s): Manish S Sharma, A Gupta, S S Kale, D Agrawal, A K Mahapatra, B S Sharma

Journal: Neurol India. ;56(1):57-61.

 

Glomus jugulare (GJ) tumors are paragangliomas found in the region of the jugular foramen. Surgery with/without embolization and conventional radiotherapy has been the traditional management option.

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2008

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Stereotactic linear accelerater-based radiosurgery for the treatment of patients with glomus jugulare tumors.
 

Author(s): Mohammad Maarouf, Jürgen Voges, Peter Landwehr, Rainer Bramer, Harald Treuer, Martin Kocher, Rolf-Peter Müller, Volker Sturm

Journal: Cancer. 2003 Feb;97(4):1093-8.

 

The optimal treatment for patients with glomus jugulare tumor (GJT) of the skull base remains controversial. Surgical excision is associated with a high incidence of cranial nerve injury, decreased quality of life, and high mortality. Fractionated radiotherapy is used to control the ...

Last Updated: 5 Feb 2003

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The terms "Glomus Jugulare Tumors" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current perspectives in the management of glomus jugulare tumors.
 

Author(s): Narayan Jayashankar, Suresh Sankhla

Journal: Neurol India. ;63(1):83-90.

 

Glomus jugulare tumors are benign but locally aggressive tumors. Their location, spread to adjacent areas and biological behavior have been extensively studied and reported. However, controversy exists regarding the role of surgery and stereotactic radiosurgery. The optimal plan of ...

Last Updated: 10 Mar 2015

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Radiosurgery of glomus jugulare tumors: a meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): Zachary D Guss, Sachin Batra, Charles J Limb, Gordon Li, Michael E Sughrue, Kristin Redmond, Daniele Rigamonti, Andrew T Parsa, Steven Chang, Lawrence Kleinberg, Michael Lim

Journal: Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys.. 2011 Nov;81(4):e497-502.

 

During the past two decades, radiosurgery has arisen as a promising approach to the management of glomus jugulare. In the present study, we report on a systematic review and meta-analysis of the available published data on the radiosurgical management of glomus jugulare tumors.

Last Updated: 31 Oct 2011

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Radiation Therapy With or Without Combination Chemotherapy or Pazopanib Hydrochloride Before Surgery in Treating Patients With Newly Diagnosed Non-Rhabdomyosarcoma Soft Tissue Sarcomas That Can Be Removed by Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Adult Fibrosarcoma; Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma; Angiomatoid Fibrous Histiocytoma; Atypical Fibroxanthoma; Clear Cell Sarcoma of Soft Tissue; Epithelioid Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor; Epithelioid Sarcoma; Extraskeletal Myxoid Chondrosarcoma; Extraskeletal Osteosarcoma; Fibrohistiocytic Neoplasm; Glomus Tumor of the Skin; Inflammatory Myofibroblastic Tumor; Intimal Sarcoma; Leiomyosarcoma; Liposarcoma; Low Grade Fibromyxoid Sarcoma; Low Grade Myofibroblastic Sarcoma; Malignant Cutaneous Granular Cell Tumor; Malignant Peripheral Nerve Sheath Tumor; Malignant Triton Tumor; Mesenchymal Chondrosarcoma; Myxofibrosarcoma; Myxoid Chondrosarcoma; Myxoinflammatory Fibroblastic Sarcoma; Nerve Sheath Neoplasm; PEComa; Pericytic Neoplasm; Plexiform Fibrohistiocytic Tumor; Sclerosing Epithelioid Fibrosarcoma; Stage IB Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage IIB Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage III Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Stage IV Soft Tissue Sarcoma; Synovial Sarcoma; Undifferentiated (Embryonal) Sarcoma; Undifferentiated High Grade Pleomorphic Sarcoma of Bone

 

Last Updated: 30 Jul 2015

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