Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ - Observation Training

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Objective

The trainees will follow the daily work at the Neurosurgery Unit at University Hospital San Raffaele. The training objectives are to obtain knowledge about the practical aspects of stereotactic radiosurgery using Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™, to identify the basic principles and biophysics of Gamma Knife radiosurgery and how they apply to day-to-day patient treatment. Review the clinical indications, parameters of treatment and outcomes of Gamma Knife radiosurgery. Recognize radiation safety issues and principles, as well as become familiar with emergency procedures.

Content

  • Principles and practice of stereotaxy and radiosurgery
  • Principles of frame application
  • Patient selection and teaching cases
  • Observation of patient treatments
  • Introduction to and hands-on sessions with Leksell GammaPlan®
  • Clearance and Emergency procedures
  • Quality Assurance

Training centres and duration

Neurosurgery Unit at University Hospital San Raffaele, Milano, Italy. Each Training will take place during up to four (4) weeks with up to four (4) Trainees.

Target group

The training is held in English or Italian tailored for Leksell Gamma Knife® Perfexion™ users.

Further information

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