radiosurgery

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Related to stereotaxic radiosurgery: Gamma Knife Surgery

ra·di·o·sur·ger·y

 (rā′dē-ō-sûr′jə-rē)
n.
The use of ionizing radiation, either from an external source such as an x-ray machine or from an implant, to destroy cancerous or other diseased tissue.
Translations

ra·di·o·sur·ger·y

n. radiocirugía, procedimiento hecho por medio de ionización de radiación.

radiosurgery

n radiocirugía
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Stereotaxic radiosurgery is not an uncommon treatment for brain tumors.
Called computer-mediated stereotaxic radiosurgery (CMSR), the new technique combines software adapted from Cruise missile guidance systems with robotic manipulators and a high-powered X-ray machine.