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Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

The Gamma Knife is a radiosurgery that actually involves no knife. For many decades Gamma Knife Radiosurgery is being used to treat brain tumors and disorders such as trigeminal neuralgia without any loss of blood or use of scalpels. It is a non-invasive neurosurgical procedure which makes use of strong radiations to treat unhealthy brain tissues. Owing to the benefit the technology offers over other techniques, Gamma knife is now accepted worldwide as a preferred mode of treatment. Highly focused Radiations have no negative effect on surrounding healthy tissues, thereby making one of the safest modality to treat brain lesions. With the help of Gamma Knife surgery, even a deadly brain tumor can be operated. In this surgery, a 3-D reference frame is fastened to the patient’s head before the procedure.  As no incision to the brain is involved, risk of any kind of infection or hemorrhage is ruled out. Gamma Knife Surgery shows a new ray of hope to the patients suffering from vascular mal…