LINAC and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery is the first book on
radiosurgery which presents together both Gamma Knife and linear
accelerator (LINAC) radiosurgical techniques for various
Divided into three sections, LINAC and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
- The fundamentals of stereotactic radiosurgery, including
historical perspectives, basic principles of radiation physics and
biology, principles and techniques of Gamma Knife and LINAC
radiosurgery, software and dose planning, fractionation,
proton-beam radiation therapy, clinical and histological aspects of
radionecrosis and informed consent issues
- The clinical applications and results of both Gamma Knife and
LINAC radiosurgery for vascular malformations, brain metastases,
primary brain tumors, meningiomas, schwannomas and pituitary
- Work in progress: clinical applications for pain, epilepsy and
movement disorders, and future directions and new frontiers in
LINAC and Gamma Knife Radiosurgery provides the reader with the
hands-on experience of neurosurgeons and a comprehensive
description of radiosurgery.
"(Distributed by Thieme for the American Association of
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