Stereotactic Radiosurgery Procedures (Neurosurgery)

Body Area: Head / Neck
Body Parts: Eyes
Symptoms: Blindness
Stereotactic radiosurgery treats brain disorders by delivering a concentrated dose of radiation to a brain tumor or lesion. It may be a primary treatment used to neutralize a tumor that is surgically inaccessible or as an adjunct to other treatments for recurring or malignant tumors. In stereotactic radiosurgery, the radiation distorts the DNA of the tumor, and its cells lose the ability to reproduce. The tumor size reduction occurs at the rate of normal growth for the specific tumor cell