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- Question: My wife is approximately 12 years post-op/post-radiation for a Meningioma of the left falx. Over the last few years, her right-side leg impairment has increased, apparently due to radiation damage to the brain. Are there any treatments to combat this decline?
1. Ensure she is getting yearly MRIs to know it is not local recurrence. Talk to a rehabilitation specialist about exercises and treatments.
2. This is very unusual. How do you know its not tumor recurrence? Or something else? What dose was used? What technique??
3. There are a few major centers experimenting with hyperbaric oxygen for
this type of problem. Look at:
http://virtualtrials.com/video3.cfm?clipid=107 for a discussion of
it. Also steroids are sometimes used. Ask your radiation oncologist.