Craniospinal Radiation

Craniospinal Irradiation Immobilization

This technique treats the entire craniospinal axis and frequently is utilized with a high rate of success in other malignant diseases of the craniospinal axis, such as medulloblastoma and central nervous system CNS germinoma. Because of the compartmental nature of leptomeningeal carcinomatosis, craniospinal irradiation is occasionally used in the treatment of this disease process. It involves a technically complex set-up of two opposed lateral brain fields and one or two posterior spine fields...