Leksell Gamma Knife® Observation Training


The trainees will follow the daily work at an Academic Partner site. The training objectives are to obtain knowledge about the practical aspects of stereotactic radiosurgery using Leksell Gamma Knife®, 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.


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

1-20 day observation training held at various hospitals.

Target group


Further information

For more information please contact Global Learning Partnerships

Email: globallearningpartnerships@elekta.com



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