Monday, March 1, 2010

Gamma knife for Parkinson's Disease

Both radiofrequency and radiosurgical thalamotomy can be expected to relieve tremor in about 90-95% of patients. Examples of a patient's handwriting before and after a thalamotomy was performed with the Gamma Knife machine. Virtually all of the treatment of movement disorders using radiosurgery has been with the Gamma Knife.

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