Gamma Knife Radiosurgery is an extremely precise method of delivering a focused beam of therapeutic radiation. It is a painless awake, non-invasive day care procedure with the Gamma Knife Icon.
Gamma Knife radiosurgery may be used to treat certain conditions of the brain in particular instances. Brain conditions that may be treated with a Gamma Knife procedure include, but are not limited to.
I’m a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Sunway Medical Center(Malaysia) with a keen interest in Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Image Guided Surgery and Spine Surgery.
|– Arteriovenous Malformations
– Acoustic Neuroma
– Pituitary Tumors and Craniopharyngiomas
– Brain Metastases
– Glial cell tumors
|– Other malignant brain tumors
– Trigeminal Neuralgia
– Parkinsonian tremor
– Obsessive compulsive disorder
– Malignant bone pain
– Effectiveness on tractable pain in cancer spread to the bone