sup],,,,, In our study, significant pain relief was achieved in all patient groups without obvious adverse effects by using stereotactic radiosurgery
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.
Most linear accelerator based machines are used for general radiotherapy, however with special adapters they can be used for Stereotactic Radiosurgery
11) Chang TC, Shirati H, Aoyama H et al: Stereotactic irradiation for intracraneal arteriovenous malformations using stereotactic radiosurgery
or hypofraccionated stereotactic radiotherapy.
(SRS) is a modern technique that precisely delivers a single fraction of radiation to an accurately defined target in the brain.
The key to stereotactic radiosurgery
is determining the location of the diseased tissue and programming those coordinates into a linear accelerator--the unit that emits the radiation beams.
Among their topics are are managing pain by anesthetic techniques, trigeminal neurostimlation for neuropathic facial pain, stereotactic radiosurgery
for trigeminal neuralgia, intracranial procedures for non-trigeminal neuralgias, and percutaneous computed tomography-guided cordotomy for pain.
According to the company, with its transition to Elekta products and services, The Alliance can now offer its patients the most advanced technologies across the spectrum of radiation therapy, including stereotactic radiosurgery
, stereotactic body radiation therapy and brachytherapy.
Radiosurgery is a method for physically treating the nerve using radiation with stereotactic radiosurgery
, doctors can focus 192 beams of radiation on a single point.
Keywords: Vestibular schwannoma, Cyberknife, Stereotactic radiosurgery
, Stereotactic radiotherapy.
Swedish radiation oncology and neurosurgery systems supplier Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Icon stereotactic radiosurgery
system was used for the first time in the US on March 1 at Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento Gamma Knife Center to treat a metastatic brain tumor, the company said.