stereotaxy


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.

ster·e·o·tax·y

(ster'ē-ō-tak'sē),
A precise method of identifying nonvisualized anatomic structures by use of three-dimensional coordinates; more frequently used for brain and spinal surgery.

ster·e·o·tax·y

(ster'ē-ō-tak'sē)
A precise method of destroying deep-seated brain structures located by use of three-dimensional coordinates.
Synonym(s): stereoencephalotomy, stereotactic surgery, stereotaxic surgery, stereotaxis (3) .
References in periodicals archive ?
We outline the procedures used in frameless stereotaxy and compare the implantation procedure and steps involved in frame-based and frameless stereotaxy, as well as providing a preliminary outcome analysis.
An Automatic Registration Method for Frameless Stereotaxy, Image Guided Surgery, and Enhanced Reality Visualization.
Tenders are invited for supply and installation of diverse equipment for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, consisting of a digital direct mammogram with digital stereotaxy, destined for the management of health services in the health area of fuerteventura
0 years) with advanced PD underwent frame-based DBS surgery, 8 with noncross hair and 9 with cross hair frame-based stereotaxy.
Some groups propose the drainage of collections by minimally invasive techniques with the use of guided aspiration through stereotaxy or even using neuroendoscopy.
The patient underwent a right frontal craniotomy with transfrontal resection of the lesion using wand frameless stereotaxy.
Tenders are invited for Supply of crw stereotaxy frame with microdrive and lesion generator