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Gamma Knife Treatment

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In basics, the Gamma Knife is a brain surgery without the knife. The Gamma Knife is an alternative to traditional brain surgery and whole brain radiation therapy for the treatment of complex and difficult brain conditions. Leading centers around the world choose Gamma Knife for its accuracy and documented outcomes.

 

In Gamma Knife surgery technique, the non-invasive stereotactic radiosurgery instrument that involves no scalpel or incision – which involves in identification of the diseased area in the head by computers and to irradiate this area with gamma rays emitted from 192 cobalt sources. The low beams powered from each source do not damage the brain, but gives high radiation dose to the point where the 192 rays are focused.

The Gamma Knife is a non-invasive treatment to control malignant and nonmalignant tumors, as well as vascular and functional disorders in the brain, without harming surrounding healthy tissue. Patients are typically in and out of the hospital in a day’s time – and back to their normal routines soon after treatment.


WHO IS THIS FOR

  • This treatment is suitable for individuals with brain diseases or disorders located deep in the brain where traditional surgery with general anesthesia would be too difficult and invasive. It is also a good option for patients who do would not like to have open surgery. For each case, our Doctors decide which surgery you will be best suitable for.

RECOVERY TIME

  • Immediate. Patients may return to work the following day after treatment.

TREATMENT DURATION

  • One day

POTENTIAL RISKS & SIDE EFFECTS

  • Little to no treatment-related side effects.

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