Gamma Knife surgery is one of the most recognized worldwide treatments for brain tumors. The treatment is also useful to treat brain dysfunctions such as trigeminal neuralgia. The Gamma Knife is a non-invasive alternative for many patients for whom traditional brain surgery is not an option. The procedure is useful to remove the physical trauma and the majority of risks which is associated with conventional surgery.
Advantage of Gamma Knife Procedure
Some of the advantages of Gamma knife procedures include
- The lesion being treated is given a high dose of radiation with minimum risk to nearby tissues.
- The procedure cost for Gamma Knife surgery is 25% to 30% less than traditional neurosurgery.
- The Patients have little discomfort.
- Due to absence of an incision the risk of hemorrhage and infection is also avoided