stereotactic radiosurgery


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Related to stereotactic radiosurgery: Cyberknife, stereotactic biopsy, Stereotactic surgery

stereotactic radiosurgery

n.
Stereotaxis in which tissue destruction is produced by ionizing radiation rather than by surgical incision.

stereotactic radiosurgery

stereotaxic surgery in which lesions are produced by ionizing radiation. Also called stereotaxic radiosurgery. See also stereotactic surgery.

stereotactic radiosurgery

Stereotactic radiotherapy Radiation oncology A nonsurgical RT technique that delivers numerous narrow, precisely aimed, highly focused beams of ionizing radiation that converge at a specific point–the tumor; SR uses heavy charged particles–protons or helium ions, photons–γ radiation or a linear-accelerator to treat intracranial lesions inaccessible to conventional neurosurgery. See Gamma knife.
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The new stereotactic radiosurgery treatment will be used on an estimated 120 patients this year, but more than 300 patients every year once the service is fully developed.
Thus far, no adverse effects from stereotactic radiosurgery for GPN have been reported.
Stereotactic radiosurgery is an effective and minimally invasive management strategy for patients who are either medically unsuitable for or unwilling to undergo surgical removal that is inaccessible or unsuitable for open surgical techniques.
A statistical analysis revealed that the group that received stereotactic radiosurgery had statistically significant clinical improvement (P = 0.
Each succinct, problem-oriented chapter addresses a different controversy surrounding stereotactic radiosurgery.
Image-guided hypo-fractionated stereotactic radiosurgery to spinal lesions.
Icon was introduced for the first time in Asia at the 12th International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society Congress in Yokohama, Japan, June 7-11, 2015.
Alliance also operates 32 radiation therapy centers, including 16 dedicated stereotactic radiosurgery facilities, many of which are operated in conjunction with local community hospital partners, providing treatment and care for cancer patients.
para]]Oncology professionals discuss new approaches to image-guided radiosurgery during Varian-sponsored symposium at the International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society (ISRS) Congress in Yokohama, Japan[[/para]]
The Infini (TM) Gamma Ray Stereotactic Radiosurgery System received FDA 510(k) clearance in March 2011.
The International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society encompasses professionals in a wide range of disciplines concerned with stereotactic radiosurgery from both theoretical and practical perspectives of the technology, operation, and application.

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