radiosurgery


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radiosurgery

 [ra″de-o-ser´jer-e]
surgery in which tissue destruction is performed by means of ionizing radiation rather than surgical incision; the radiation may originate from an implant of radioactive material or may be delivered from an external source.
stereotaxic radiosurgery stereotaxic surgery in which lesions are produced by ionizing radiation.

ra·di·o·sur·ger·y

(rā'dē-ō-sŭr'gĕr-ē),
Radiotherapy with a sharply delimited field, optimistically considered to be equivalent to resecting the irradiated region.

radiosurgery

/ra·dio·sur·gery/ (-ser´jer-e) surgery in which tissue destruction is performed by means of ionizing radiation rather than by surgical incision.
stereotactic radiosurgery , stereotaxic radiosurgery stereotactic surgery in which lesions are produced by ionizing radiation.

radiosurgery

(rā′dē-ō-sûr′jə-rē)
n.
The use of ionizing radiation, either from an external source such as an x-ray machine or from an implant, to destroy cancerous or other diseased tissue.

radiosurgery

(1) Radiation surgery, see there.
(2) Stereotactic radiosurgery, see there.

radiosurgery

1. Radiation surgery, see there.

ra·di·o·sur·ger·y

(rā'dē-ō-sŭr'jĕr-ē)
Radiotherapy with a sharply delimited field, optimistically considered to be equivalent to resecting the irradiated region.
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YOKOHAMA, Japan, June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RapidArc Radiosurgery, a term for volumetric modulated arc radiosurgery delivered using a medical linear accelerator (linac) from Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR), enables the precise and simultaneous treatment of multiple metastases in the brain, spine, head & neck, or lung, according to four notable clinical experts who spoke yesterday at a Varian-sponsored symposium at the 12th International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society (ISRS) Congress taking place here this week.
Previously introduced Elements for cranial radiosurgery have focused on enhancing image fusion, distortion correction* of various MRI sequences, interactive segmentation* of tumors and vascular structures, fibertracking*, dose review, and automatic segmentation* of critical structures.
At Henry Ford, we've had longstanding multidisciplinary collaborative research teams conducting research into the optimal use of radiosurgery to treat tumors of the spine and brain," said neurosurgeon Steven N.
Coverage begins with a brief history of arteriovenous malformation radiosurgery, the natural history of cerebral arteriovenous malformations and the risk of hemorrhage after radiosurgery, and the technological evolution of gamma knife radiosurgery.
Questions have also been asked about the decision to use a private clinic when radiosurgery machines of exactly the same kind are available at several NHS hospitals in England.
The articles in this proceedings were first presented during the 8th International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society meeting held in San Francisco in June 2007.
The combination of radiation technology and the surgical philosophy of ablation led to Leksell's coinage of the word radiosurgery.
These cutting edge centers were established through separate joint ventures with US Radiosurgery and represent a combined $10 million investment.
June 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Treating multiple brain metastases with single isocenter RapidArc radiosurgery-a technique for treating several tumors at once rather than one at a time-can deliver results that are equal or comparable to other types of radiosurgery, according to research teams from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), the University of Birmingham, Alabama (UAB), and other institutions.
5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MASEP Infini, an innovator in global medical technology, and Centro Internacional de Cancer, located in San Salvador, El Salvador, Central America, today announced that the Center has acquired the Infini (TM) Gamma Ray Radiosurgery System for its Radiosurgery Center.
Lee, MID, and colleagues of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine presented at the American Neurotology Society, entitled "Clinical and histopathological features of recurrent vestibular schwannoma (acoustic neuroma) following stereotactic radiosurgery.