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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Garren
24 years experience Radiation Oncology
Absolutely: Stereotactic radiosurgery focuses radiaotn from all directions onto a target, killing the cells within the target while protecting surrounding cells. ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Radiation treatment: Stereotactic radiosurgery is a non-surgical treatment in which high doses of focused radiation beams are delivered from multiple locations outside the ... Read More
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Dr. Larry Grissom
43 years experience Radiology
Non surgical : Radiation is directed to the brain by passing the radiation beams through a lead helmet fitted with many holes to precisely target the area needing tr ... Read More
Dr. Joshua Garren
24 years experience Radiation Oncology
Focused radiation: Have you ever burned a leaf on a hot summer's day using a magnifying glass? Radiosurgery is a lot like that, but even more so, because if focuses ra ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Noninvasive: Advantage: noninvasive disadvantage: it can take several months for it to work, several sessions, risk of causing a cancer, etc. Depending on the si ... Read More
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Dr. David Benglis
17 years experience Neurosurgery
AVM : I'm not an expert in treating these disorders, but gamma knife can be an option for avms under a certain size with specific characteristics in eloquen ... Read More
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Dr. Joshua Garren
24 years experience Radiation Oncology
...: Advantages: no risk of surgery. Less damage to surrounding brain. Less damage to brain traversed to get to the avm during surgery. Less pain. Di ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean Canale
30 years experience Breast Surgery
Absolutely: Stereotactic guidance is frequently used to guide breast needle biopsies particularly of microcalcifications. If a lesion can be seen under ultrasoun ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ritesh Rathore
30 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Radiation Centers: Stereotactic radiosurgery refers to the procedure where a few (3-5) doses of high-dose very-precise radiation can be used to treat certain cancers in ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Computerize biopsy: Stereotactic needle biopsy: a biopsy in which the spot to be biopsied is located three-dimensionally, the information is entered into a computer, and ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reza Shirazi
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Targeted radiation: Cyberknife® is an entirely new approach to stereotactic radiosurgery because it can deliver targeted radiation to anywhere in the body, while minimizi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Computerized locati: The suspicious density, seen in x-ray but can not be felt , this area is located in two or more planes, marked, computer guided needle enters, at th ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
No: Stereotactic surgery is usually a minimally invasive procedure using x-ray and computers to locate a spot or lesion to perform a needle biopsy through ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Not very: Comments I have been able to find suggest that radiosurgery is not very effective for treatment of cavernous malformations.

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