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What is a Gamma Knife Icon?

By Flymedi Staff on Apr 24, 2018 3:50:14 PM

What is a Gamma Knife Icon?

Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is non-surgical radiation therapy for treating the functional abnormalities and relatively small brain tumors. It can produce accurately-targeted radiation through fewer high-dose sessions compared to traditional therapy, and this basically helps preserve healthy tissue. The Gamma Knife which is one of the basic kinds of equipment of SRS treatment uses 192 or 201 beams of highly focused gamma rays all pointing at the target region. The Gamma Knife is very effective for treating small to medium size lesions within the skull.

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5 Things You Should Know About Gamma Knife Treatment

By Flymedi Staff on Apr 14, 2017 11:45:52 PM

What is Gamma Knife Radiosurgery?

Gamma knife radiosurgery is a precise, noninvasive and effective radiation therapy procedure which has been proven highly effective in the treatment of certain malignant and benign brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations and trigeminal neuralgia. In addition to these conditions, Gamma Knife treatments for Parkinson's disease, epilepsy, and intractable pain are also promising according to research results. 

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