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cyberknife

[sī′bərnīf]
a robotic radiosurgery system that delivers multiple beams of radiation, used to treat benign tumors and cancers and other medical conditions located anywhere in the body. It consists of a linear accelerator and a robotic arm.

cyberknife

(sī′bĕr-nīf″) [ cyber- + knife]
A frameless stereotactic robot-controlled system for radiosurgery.
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Chairman Sindh Healthcare Commission Prof Tipu Sultan said common people are being provided advance facilities like CyberKnife and PetScan at Radiology Department of JPMC.
M6 Cyberknife is highly precise equipment that not only diagnoses but also treats any kind of tumor in no time.
The BLK CyberKnife Center offers a non-invasive outpatient procedure for the treatment and removal of cancerous and non-cancerous tumours and lesions throughout the body, as well as vascular lesions and functional disorders.
The ImagingRing represents the next generation in imaging technology and, together with the CyberKnife System, has the potential to transform the radiation therapy treatment experience for clinicians and their patients.
The CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System is said to deliver beams of high dose radiation to tumours with extreme accuracy.
Within weeks Beth underwent Cyberknife treatment, which targets tumours at sub-millimetre accuracy and leaves far fewer side-effects than traditional radiotherapy.
RaySearch Laboratories AB and Accuray Incorporated have expanded on their existing relationship with the signing of a new long-term collaboration agreement, which will lead to the integration of treatment planning support for the TomoTherapy and CyberKnife Systems in the RayStation treatment planning system (TPS).
Background: This study determines the pain-reducing effect of CyberKnife radiosurgery in the treatment of spinal lesions.
Objective: To determine the success rate and complication of CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery for treating intracranial and extra cranial tumours.
Avison Young announced that Winthrop-University Hospital has opened Manhattan's first CyberKnife center, a state-of-the-art cancer treatment facility, at 150 Amsterdam Avenue on the Upper West Side.
Stylist Nadejah was refused CyberKnife treatment for colon cancer three times.
The CyberKnife robot represents the highest available technology for precise radiotherapies protecting as much as possible healthy cells around a tumour.