About Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

What Is Gamma Knife Radiosurgery?

Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery is a noninvasive procedure for brain tumors and other brain disorders. It uses precise beams of radiation to kill or shrink brain tumors.

Gamma Knife radiosurgery is preferred by neurosurgeons all over the world to use instead of or in addition to traditional brain tumor treatments. It’s known for its high success rate. It stops the growth of tumors nearly 90 percent of the time.

Gamma Knife surgery is typically half the cost of traditional neurosurgery, partly because it is an outpatient procedure. With no incision, there’s no general anesthesia and no risk of bleeding or infection. Patients can return to normal activities the next day..

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