Gamma Knife surgery, is a procedure used in the treatment of selected targets in brain. In this method, your doctor does not make an incision with a knife on your head. Instead of cutting incision, it directs highly focused sensitive gamma rays to the regions of brain to be treated.
Gamma Knife surgery is an advanced method of a radiosurgery used for many years in the treatment of brain diseases. This radiosurgical device developed by Elekta over the years is currently in common use around the world and has become the choice of developed countries and centers of advanced medical devices.
The most recently developed the Gamma Knife PERFEXION has been furnished with further features beyond just being a new or and updated model. With PERFEXION higher treatment efficacy and fewer side effects could be achieved. Therefore, this treatment applied with PERFEXION all around the world, is named as Gamma Knife surgery. Being the unique PERFEXION device in our country and nearby geography, this radiosurgery device was installed in the Radiation Oncology Unit of our Gayrettepe Florence Nightingale Hospital and our competent team perform the Gamma Knife surgical treatment successfully.
Today, Gamma Knife treatment is a safe and effective method of treatment applied to 65 thousand people all over the world each year. Treatment process is simple, painless and easy.
Gamma Knife Treatment process is completed within four stages: