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15h Leksell Gamma Knife Congress

The Brain Radio Surgery Department Gamma Knife of HYGEIA, which was in the Chair of the Community the period 2008-2010 and recently has upgraded the equipment of the Radio Surgery department, in accordance with the standard Leksell Gamma Knife® PerfexionTM, was chosen to host the 15th Congress, under the chairmanship of the Director of the Department, the Neurosurgeon Mr. Michael Torrens.

More than 600 members from 40 countries, presented research studies related to the bone malformations and the brain, head and neck tumors, even in young children, and discussed in detail the latest techniques, aimed at improving precision in the technique and to reduce the side effects of the treatment.

During the week of the Conference, over 200 Conveners visited the Hospital HYGEIA to see closely the most modern Department of Brain Surgery in Europe, where has recently been installed the new o radio surgical equipment Gamma Knife® PerfexionTM.

The Forum held every two years, was founded in 1989 in order to give users of Gamma Knife the means they need so that they can share information, experiences, clinical techniques and promote scientific research related to the implementation of the Leksell Gamma Knife.

The Radiosurgical Department of HYGEIA Hospital is among the most modern internationally. It has effectuated more than 1100 treatments with Gamma Knife.