radiosurgery


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Related to radiosurgery: stereotactic radiosurgery

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

(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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It extends the value of Elekta's Versa HD high definition dynamic radiosurgery (HDRS) solution through complementary capabilities and technologies.
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More than one hundred cancer patients have benefited from a state-of-the-art radiosurgery system installed in 2015 at Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) National Center for Cancer Care and Research (NCCCR), HMC said in a statement Sunday.
The optimal treatment for a given patient is based on many factors, including age, tumor size and location, and the degree of hearing preservation.[1],[3],[4] In recent decades, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) has become an important alternative to microsurgery in treating small-and medium-sized VS tumors, with good tumor control rates of 93%-100%.[5],[6],[7],[8],[9],[10],[11] Linear accelerator (LINAC) radiosurgery is a form of SRS that, like its gamma knife predecessor, depends on a rigid stereotactic frame fixation.
We searched "Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) for acromegaly" on PubMed and the articles were reviewed.
The new system involves computer software - known as Brainlab Elements - which rapidly generates radiosurgery plans for the treatment of multiple brain metastases, cancer cells that have spread to the brain from primary tumours in other organs.
TheFreeman Hospitalhas introduced trailblazing radiosurgery technology at its Northern Centre for Cancer Care (NCCC), which health bosses say marks a "step-change" in care for its patients by targeting multiple tumours at the same time.
The funding is intended to support a study entitled "Comparison of Minimally Invasive Keyhole Craniotomy and Stereotactic Radiosurgery for the Treatment of New Brain Oligometastases: A Prospective, Open Label Study".
One example of this collaboration in Oklahoma is the Neuro Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Conference, which is held every Tuesday morning at Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City.
While he failed over other therapies, which included radio frequency ablation 5 years back, the only solution which could give a lasting pain relief was stereotactic Radiosurgery.