Cytecare starts stereotactic radiosurgery centre

September 14, 2018 0 By CH Unnikrishnan

Cytecare Cancer Hospital and Brains Neuro Spine Centre have set up an advanced Neuro-Onco Centre to provide stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) in Bengaluru.

The non-invasive SRS treats
the tumour without affecting the normal tissues and blood vessels of the brain. The only limitation is the size of the tumour which should be less than 3 cms. It can even treat multiple tumours if they are within
the size limits at different locations in the brain.

The total dosage required to control the tumour is determined using the data derived from MR imaging and delivered by a team of neurosurgeons, radiotherapists, radiation physicists and at times an anesthetist.

The advantage is that the entire required dosage can be delivered
to a tumour in a single day and
the treatment gets over in a few minutes.