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Author: Dr Niteen More Created: 1/9/2013 3:47 PM
Radiosurgery is an excellent alternative to conventional surgery with knife. It is performed with high dose of radiation delivered in one or few fractions under rigid immobilization by metallic frame or otherwise under image guidance using thermoplastic mask. Gamma knife is conventional form of radiosurgery. Novalis and Cyberknife are the latest dedicated radiosurgery equipments. Radiosurgery is indicated in deep located brain tumors, arterio-venous malformations (AVM), nerve sheath tumors and metastases to brain. Readers who need any information can post their queries here.