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  • adj. stereotaxic


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  • The RapidArc device is used to deliver what is known as stereotactic ablative radiotherapy, or a targeted, high-energy radiation beam. - Top Stories

  • Almost 56 percent of patients who underwent the therapy, called stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT), were still alive three years after their treatment, according to preliminary findings from a study published in the March 17 issue of the

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  • SABR, which is also referred to as stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT), involves the use of highly focused radiation concentrated on small tumors that have been discovered early, so it depends on early detection, said Dr. Loo, who uses Varian's Trilogy® and TrueBeam® systems to deliver these sophisticated treatments.

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  • Sally-Anne had never heard of Gamma Knife, but she did some research on the internet and discovered that it was a state-of-the art procedure, also known as stereotactic radio-surgery, which uses a single dose of highly focused radiation, designed to destroy only the tumour and leave the surrounding healthy tissue undamaged. news, business, sport, the Daily Telegraph newspaper, Sunday Telegraph

  • Downstairs, a new "stereotactic" radiation therapy machine is capable of delivering a minutely focused, high-level dose of radiation to shrink or eliminate tumors. - News

  • Yale at twelve had been difficult but the rigor of residency now and having to live under mother's wing as she performed stereotactic craniotomys, decompressed and debulked tissue with her skillful, tiny fingers, was far too much.

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  • My sister, who is between 40 and 49 yo, recently had a stereotactic needle breast biopsy because of a suspicious mammogram.

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  • A stereotactic core biopsy is used when the lesions abnormal tissue can only be seen on a mammogram.

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  • Another but less frequent practice is the use of the stereotactic core biopsy.

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  • We don't know if this is, you know, stereotactic radiation surgery or if it is actual physical surgery where they open up the head and they get in there and then try to cut out what they can of the tumor, followed by chemotherapy and radiation.

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