Non-Invasive Brain Tumor Treatment With Gamma Knife

Diagnosing and treating brain tumors requires advanced technology as well as an expert team. The internationally-recognized brain tumor treatment specialists at Barrow Brain & Spine work side-by-side with the Barrow Neurological Institute Radiation Oncologists to individualize patient care, ensuring that your treatment plan is specifically tailored to your unique diagnosis and medical history. Continue reading below to learn more about Gamma Knife non-invasive brain tumor treatment.

What Is Gamma Knife

Gamma Knife is a form of stereotactic radiosurgery that uses targeted radiation to eradicate tumors in the brain. Our team works with the world-class radiation oncologists at Barrow Neurological Institute to treat a variety of brain disorders with this technology, including both benign and malignant tumors.

How Does Gamma Knife Work?

Gamma Knife radiosurgery uses hundreds of different beams of radiation to target abnormal cells in the brain. On their own, each of these beams is too weak to damage healthy tissue, but when the beams converge at a focal point, they are able to safely treat brain tumors and other forms of diseased tissue.

How Experienced Is The Team With Gamma Knife?

Each year, we perform more than 300 stereotactic radiosurgery treatments, making us one of the 10 busiest treatment centers in the United States. Barrow Brain & Spine is proud to be the first center to have offered Gamma Knife radiosurgery treatment in the state of Arizona. Our world-class neurosurgeons also offer CyberKnife and ZAP-X Radiosurgery treatment, making us the most comprehensive radiosurgery treatment center in the United States.

What Is The Estimated Recovery Time For Gamma Knife Brain Tumor Treatment?

Gamma Knife radiosurgery is a non-invasive outpatient procedure that does not require general anesthesia. In most cases, only a single treatment is necessary and the patient goes home by lunchtime.

Contact Barrow Brain & Spine To Determine If Gamma Knife Is The Right Brain Tumor Treatment For You

If you have been diagnosed with a brain tumor and are seeking world-class treatment, contact Barrow Brain & Spine to schedule your consultation. We are proud to have several centers located throughout Arizona, including in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Chandler, Ahwatukee, and Deer Valley. We look forward to meeting you and helping you achieve good health.

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