Print
Hits: 6019
Times of India
23 July 2011
New Delhi, India

Brain surgeries can be conducted with more accuracy and quickly at AIIMS now. It has introduced a new gamma knife machine which, doctors claim, has a faster set-up and treatment delivery to one or more tumours in a single session.

The machine can treat new conditions, including spinal tumours, tumours at the base of the skull, head and neck cancers and spinal arteriovenous malformations.

"The new machine was installed in the neurosurgery department in June and since then, 51 patients have been treated using the equipment," said Dr A K Mahapatra, the head of the neurosurgery department at AIIMS.

Disclaimer: The news story on this page is the copyright of the cited publication. This has been reproduced here for visitors to review, comment on and discuss. This is in keeping with the principle of ‘Fair dealing’ or ‘Fair use’. Visitors may click on the publication name, in the news story, to visit the original article as it appears on the publication’s website.