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.