Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Instrumentation and Theoretical Aspects--Part 1.

Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Instrumentation and Theoretical Aspects--Part 1.


Joseph C T Chen, MD, PhD; Michael R Girvigian, MD

Fall 2005 - Volume 9 Number 4

https://doi.org/10.7812/TPP/04-075

Abstract

In the five decades since its introduction as a concept, radiosurgery has been technically refined to the point where it has revolutionized many aspects of treating central nervous system disease. This article reviews the technical basis of stereotactic radiosurgery as well as the radiobiologic principles underlying its use.
 

Circulation

27,000 print readers per quarter, 9,725 eTOC readers, and in 2016, 1.4 million page views on TPJ articles in PubMed from a broad international readership.

The Permanente Press

Sponsored by the National Permanente Medical Groups, The Permanente Press publishes The Permanente Journal and books related to Kaiser Permanente and health care.

Letters

Articles, editorials, letters to the editor, and other material represent the opinion of the authors. Send your comments to permanente.journal@kp.org.


Copyright 2017 The Permanente Journal - Kaiser Permanente. All Rights Reserved.