Gamma knife

What is Gamma knife?

The Gamma Knife contains up to 201 cobalt-60 sources of approximately 30 curies each, placed in a circular array in a heavily shielded unit. Gamma Knife surgery represents one of the most advanced means available to manage brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations, Pain or Movement disorders

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My husband was given 2 weeks of whole head radiation for a recurring brain metastases and we told he has maybe 3 more months to live and I am...

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Hello dear. Survival depends upon many factors

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Hello dear. I have gone through the details. It seems to be a case of...

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A 35 year old female presented with right facial weakness for 5-6 months, and reduced hearing in right ear for 4-5 months. She also noticed gait...

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Visit to another neurosurgeon for a second opinion

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Should my doctor take me off of Norco 10. I've been on 3 pills a day for last 3 yrs for physical pain and emotional pain and it works well. The...

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I think a trial should be given to reduce the dose

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Gamma knife 6 months ago. Benign brain tumor Having shallow labored breathing

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history of Right Vestibular schwannoma- Gamma Knife Radiosurgery done 2013, Right SNHL present at that time Please suggest on prognosis , possible...

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A 35 year old female presented with right facial weakness for 5-6 months, and reduced hearing in right ear for 4-5 months. She also noticed gait...

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