Progress in Neurological Surgery, Volume 14, Gamma Knife Brain Surgery

December 1998
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Dec1998, p960
Book Review
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Safer, Effective Brain Tumor Treatment. M. H. // Cincinnati Magazine;Sep2013, Vol. 46 Issue 12, pH98 

    The article offers information on Gamma Knife, a brain surgery treatment which enables the treatment of brain tumors without surgical excision.

  • Cutting edge tool to treat brain lesions. Baines, Emma // GP: General Practitioner;6/2/2003, p55 

    This article focuses on the gamma knife, which is becoming a powerful neurological tool. It was invented by a Swedish scientist in 1968 and has become a useful alternative to conventional brain surgery for the treatment of some types of brain lesion. By using many small sources instead of a few...

  • NEW DEVICE TRANSFORMS BRAIN SURGERY. Brody, Jane E. // Saturday Evening Post;Jan/Feb96, Vol. 268 Issue 1, p41 

    Focuses on Gamma Knife radiosurgery, a brain surgery technique. Use of radiation beams; Cost of the machine; Performance of the surgery under local anesthesia.

  • Reductions in tumour size with gamma knife surgery. Woodward, Sue // British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing;Apr2009, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p186 

    The article presents a brief description of research aimed to assess early responses of metastatic brain tumors to gamma knife surgery. The retrospective study found brain tumor size was reduced in those who underwent gamma knife surgery. The greatest reductions in tumor size were recorded for...

  • Gamma Knife coming to Russia.  // Medical Device Daily;8/14/2007, Vol. 11 Issue 154, p9 

    The article reports that Elekta in Sweden ordered to deliver a Leksell Gamma Knife 4C to a new hospital in Saint Petersburg, Russia which will become the second hospital in Russia to offer non-invasive radiosurgery for tumors and other brain disorders. The Diagnostic and Treatment Center at the...

  • Gamma Knife Treatment Available in Alaska: Taking brain surgery to the next level. Swagel, Will // Alaska Business Monthly;Jul2014, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p29 

    The article focuses on the Gamma Knife, a device used in intracranial radio surgery that allows doctors to destroy brain tumors as an outpatient procedure. It mentions the Alaska Gamma Knife Center on the Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska and medical director Stephen Settle who has...

  • Norwegian hospital installs new Leksell Knife.  // Medical Device Daily;10/22/2008, Vol. 12 Issue 224, p7 

    The article focuses on the installation of Elekta's Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion at the Haukeland University Hospital in Bergen, Norway. The Leksell Knife is used to treat brain disorders. According to Elekta, the knife can treat patients with multiple brain metastases in just a short time. The...

  • Sunrise Hospital brings gamma knife to Nevada. King, Pat // Las Vegas Business Press;12/11/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 49, p12 

    Reports that the Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada, has started using a gamma knife to treat patients with brain tumors and blood vessel abnormalities. Technology features; Advantages over conventional brain surgery; Requirements of the procedure.

  • An intermediate term benefits and complications of gamma knife surgery in management of glomus jugulare tumor. Hafez, Raef F. A.; Morgan, Magad S.; Fahmy, Osama M. // World Journal of Surgical Oncology;2/15/2016, Vol. 14, p1 

    Glomus tumors are rare skull base slow-growing, hypervascular neoplasms that frequently involve critical neurovascular structures, and delay in diagnosis is frequent. Surgical removal is rarely radical and is usually associated with morbidity or mortality. Gamma knife surgery (GKS) has gained an...

  • gamma knife surgery.  // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p923 

    An encyclopedia entry for "gamma knife surgery," is presented, which refers to the method that destroys an intracranial target using gamma radiation.


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics