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Human care company Elekta AB (STO:EKTAB) announced on Monday the receipt of clearance of its Leksell Gamma Knife Icon radio surgery system from the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), enabling health care providers in that country to offer this advanced technology to their patients.
Abid Saleem, Neurosurgeon at NCCI presented the Gamma Knife radiosurgery experience at NCCI.
ST) announced on Monday that physicians at Furukawa Seiryo Hospital in Japan began treatment on patients with the centre's new Leksell Gamma Knife Icon, the latest technological advance in Elekta's Gamma Knife radiosurgery platform.
Global Gamma Knife market growth is majorly driven by a rising ageing population, increasing incidence of cancer and increasing prevalence of neurological disorders.
Mr Dick said Gamma Knife technology represented the gold standard for treating a range of brain tumours by offering a non-invasive alternative to open brain surgery.
Despite its name, the Gamma Knife doesn't actually cut.
Elekta has a long standing relationship with Seoul National University Hospital and we are proud to broaden our collaboration with this exciting new technology for advanced neuroscience research and patient care, said Dr Dan Leksell, head of clinical research at Elekta, and continues: "Elekta is fully committed to the future of MEG technology and also believes there is significant potential for the combination of Elekta Neuromag and Leksell Gamma Knife as a totally non-invasive treatment paradigm for certain cerebral disorders.
On May 12 the yearly Leksell Gamma Knife Society meeting was held in Prague.
The idea of navigation within a three-dimensional field formed the basis for the system known as the Gamma Knife.