Gamma Knife is a device used in intracranial surgical procedures. This method provides an alternative to scalpel use. It is employed in procedures within the head area since it allows to destroy cancer cells to a more precise degree than by means of a scalpel. Gamma Knife has an application in the following cases:
- treatment of metastatic brain tumoursu
- treatment of meningioma
- treatment of neuroma
- treatment of trigeminal neuralgia
- treatment of pituitary adenoma
Gamma Knife device is available at the Exira Center in Katowice – that cooperates with NU-MED Group.