stereotaxis

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ster·e·o·tax·is

 (stĕr′ē-ə-tăk′sĭs, stîr′-) also ster·e·o·tax·y (stĕr′ē-ə-tăk′sē, stîr′-)
n.
A method in neurosurgery and neurological research for locating points within the brain using an external, three-dimensional frame of reference usually based on the Cartesian coordinate system.

ster′e·o·tac′tic (-tăk′tĭk), ster′e·o·tax′ic (-tăk′sĭk), ster′e·o·tac′ti·cal (-tăk′tĭ-kəl), ster′e·o·tax′i·cal (-tăk′sĭ-kəl) adj.
ster′e·o·tac′ti·cal·ly, ster′e·o·tax′i·cal·ly adv.

stereotaxis

(ˌstɛrɪəˈtæksɪs; ˌstɪər-)
n, pl -taxes (-ˈtæksiːz)
(Biology) the movement of an organism in response to the stimulus of contact with a solid object
[C20: from stereo- + -taxis]

stereotaxis

orientation or movement of an organism in response to the stimulus of a solid object. Cf. stereotropism.stereotactic, adj.
See also: Biology
orientation or movement of an organism in response to the stimulus of a solid object. Cf. stereotropism. — stereotactic, adj.
See also: Motion
orientation or movement of an organism in response to the stimulus of a solid object. Cf. stereotropism.stereotactic, adj.
See also: Growth
Translations

ster·e·o·tax·is

n. estereotaxia, técnica de localización de áreas cerebrales usada en procedimientos neurológicos.
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Moreover, even in the absence of a Nestin driver, the group was able to induce tumor formation by stereotactically targeting the subventricular zone with a viral vector carrying Cre.
Deep seated lesions were managed conservatively if small or aspirated stereotactically.
Use of cytological preparations for the intraoperative diagnosis of stereotactically obtained brain biopsies: a 19-year experience and survey of neuropathologists.
Stereotactic lesioning techniques use the same workflow as described above, the only differences being that patients should not be operated on under anaesthesia and a radio-frequency electrode is placed stereotactically to the target in the basal ganglia.
Animals were anesthetized by inhalation of isoflurane and then were stereotactically inoculated with 2 x [10.
Berthold, "Cystic craniopharyngioma: long-term results after intracavitary irradiation with stereotactically applied colloidal [beta]-emitting radioactive sources," Neurosurgery, vol.
A/J mice were stereotactically implanted in the right caudate nucleus with 1 x [10.
Studies have shown higher discordance rates in MRI-guided biopsies compared with stereotactically or so-nographically guided biopsies (7% and 3%, respectively).
Newer techniques like stereotactically guided confocal radiotherapy and proton beam radiotherapy allow more precise doses of radiation in older children with progressive disease.
The invention of the gamma knife is exploited in neurosurgery to operate on small brain tumours and arteriovenous malformation by stereotactically directing high doses of radiation to destroy or coagulate the target (Siegfried et al 1998).
Fractionated stereotactically guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery in the treatment of functional and nonfunctional adenomas of the pituitary gland.
53) Milker-Zabel S, Debus J, Thilmenn C et al: Fractionated stereotactically guided radiotherapy and radiosurgery in the treatment of functional and nonfunctional adenomas of the pituitary gland.