Gamma Knife® Surgery Treatable Conditions
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With the Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™, our radiosurgery team has the capability to treat a broad spectrum of tumors of the brain, head and neck, and other neurological conditions:
- Brain Metastases - cancer cells that have spread to the brain from primary tumors in other organs in the body
- Glioblastoma - malignant tumors affecting the brain or spine
- Meningioma - usually noncancerous tumors that arise from the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord
- Pituitary Adenoma - noncancerous tumors in the pituitary gland
- Acoustic Neuroma - noncancerous tumors on the main nerve leading from the inner ear to the brain
- Hemangioblastoma - tumors that occur in blood vessels of the brain and spinal cord
- Trigeminal Neuralgia - a chronic pain condition affecting the trigeminal nerve in the face
What Types of Brain Tumors Does Gamma Knife® Radiosurgery Treat?
Gamma Knife radiosurgery at The Jewish Hospital — Mercy Health can help you live life without brain surgery. Neurosurgeon Ronald E. Warnick, MD, explains the different types of brain tumors that Gamma Knife can safely and effectively treat.
Gamma Knife® Radiosurgery: Treating Malignant and Benign Tumors
Gamma Knife radiosurgery successfully treats benign and malignant tumors without the need for traditional surgery. Neurosurgeon Ronald E. Warnick, MD, describes why catching and treating benign tumors early is so important.