Gamma Knife® Surgery
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The Region’s Only Gamma Knife®
Mercy Health is the only health system in Greater Cincinnati to offer the Gamma Knife®, a state-of-the-art technology proven to give patients a virtually painless, incision-free treatment alternative for cancerous and non-cancerous tumors of the brain.
More than 30,000 patients are treated safely and effectively with Gamma Knife® surgery each year. In Cincinnati, this care is provided by the staff of The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health, who are experienced and specialized in the full range of cancer care from chemotherapy to bone marrow transplant, and skilled radiation oncologists and neurosurgeons with specialized experience in Gamma Knife® procedures.
The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health is one of approximately 250 hospitals worldwide to offer this life-extending treatment, and this technology is the first of its kind in Greater Cincinnati.
Gamma Knife® Radiosurgery: The Gold Standard for Brain Tumor Patients
If you’re diagnosed with a brain tumor, such as a meningioma, pituitary adenoma or acoustic neuroma, Gamma Knife radiosurgery is the gold standard of treatment. In 90% of cases, Gamma Knife eliminates the need for traditional surgery. Dr. Ronald E. Warnick of Mercy Health explains more.
No Surgery. No Incision. No Recovery Time. Gamma Knife® Radiosurgery for Brain Tumors
The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health is the only center in Cincinnati that offers Gamma Knife® radiosurgery. Listen as Dr. Ronald E. Warnick describes how many patients who receive this nonsurgical treatment can resume their normal, daily routine as soon as treatment is over.
Comparing Gamma Knife® Radiosurgery to Traditional Surgery
Unlike traditional surgery for brain tumors, Gamma Knife® radiosurgery requires no hospital stay. You can expect to be at home the same night you receive treatment. Dr. Ronald E. Warnick describes the many other advantages of this safe, effective treatment.
Gamma Knife® Radiosurgery Cures Painful Nerve Condition
A breakthrough treatment is available in the Tri-State that helps hundreds every year cure a painful condition. Dr. Ronald E. Warnick explains trigeminal neuralgia and how Gamma Knife® radiosurgery targets the nerve associated with the condition — and leaves 90 percent of patients pain free right away.