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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Studies have shown higher discordance rates in MRI-guided biopsies compared with stereotactically or so-nographically guided biopsies (7% and 3%, respectively).
In general, patients with abnormal microcalcifications and no mass visible on ultrasound are best biopsied stereotactically using x-ray guidance because the calcifications are better seen on an x-ray.
We now can stereotactically treat both intra- and extra-cranial lesions, and the 6D robotically-controlled tabletop gives us the freedom to position the patient at virtually any angle.
Stimulation is achieved with electrodes implanted stereotactically in the subthalamic nucleus by a neurosurgeon specializing in stereotactic surgery and a team composed of an anesthesiologist, a neurophysiologist, certified nurses and nurse practitioners and, at some centers, a neurologist.
In today's practice, a suspicious breast lesion can be stereotactically biopsied with a tiny needle and the result known in 30 minutes, before the patient leaves.
Mice were injected stereotactically with WNV-Cp or control plasmid DNA and euthanized 24-48 h after injection.
Fractionated stereotactically guided radiotherapy of head and neck tumors: A report on clinical use of a new system in 195 cases.
The grafts were stereotactically implanted into the postcommissural putamen area using tissue from 3 to 4 donors per side.