Novalis LINAC Radiosurgery and Radiotherapy for Chordomas and Chondrosarcomas of the Skull Base


Jason Hauptman, MD, from the University of California Los Angeles discusses their study of Novalis linear accelerator radiosurgery and radiotherapy for skull base chordomas and chondrosarcomas. He begins by giving an overview of chordomas, which are benign but locally invasive and difficult to treat. He goes into studies examining their treatment with radiosurgery. He then delves into the study completed by the UCLA neurosurgery department, including rationale, methods and results.


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I am J. Hauptman. I'm from UCLA. I'm a resident in neurosurgery. It's a pleasure to be here. Thank you very much for having me. It's a pleasure to be able to present my data, but more importantly to get three days off of residency. Thank you. Thank you, everybody. Knowing neurosurgery, I don't think I can take off from Santa Barbara, and they might make me. I don't know, yeah. Might be a little far to drive to L.A. So, what I did here was, during my short time on the stereotactic radiosurgery service, so, I wanted to look...

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