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Gamma Knife Radiosurgery Cost in India

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery is a procedure that uses radiation to treat brain tumours and anomalies of the brain.

About Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

Gamma Knife Radiosurgery is a procedure that uses radiation to treat brain tumours and anomalies of the brain.

Using specialized medical equipment, high number of radiation beams are passed exactly on the tumor in the brain. This is highly precise technique and causes negligible damage to tissues near the tumor. All the beams combine on the tumor and create a strong radiation, thereby destroying the tumor. 

 

Top Doctor for Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in India

Dr. Krishna K N

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery

HOD and Senior Consultant - Brain and Spine Surgery

1 Awards, 36 Years

Rupees 750 Faq

Offer - 10% Off on OPD Fee

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Dr. Sathish S

MBBS, MCh - Neurosurgery, DNB - Neuro Surgery

Additional Director & Consultant - Neurosurgery

24 Years

Rupees 600 Faq

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Dr. Alok Ranjan

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery

Senior Consultant & Coordinator - Neurosurgery

2 Awards, 27 Years

Rupees 1000 Faq

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Dr. Anurag Saxena

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery

Senior Consultant - Neurosurgery

16 Years

Rupees 400 Faq

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Dr. Gopal Achari

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery

Consultant - Neurosurgery

24 Years


More Information on Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

Indication

Gamma Knife Surgery is used to treat the following conditions most commonly:

  • Brain Tumor: The management of small non-cancerous and cancerous brain tumors becomes easier. The genetic material (DNA) present in the tumor’s cells is destroyed, as a result of which the cells lose their ability to reproduce, eventually dying and shrinking the size of the tumor.
  • Pituitary Gland Tumors: Pea-sized tumors at the base of the pituitary gland can affect various body funtions including metabolism and sexual function. 
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia causes excruciating pain in the areas of forehead, cheek and jaw. It is a disorder of one or both of the trigeminal nerves. After treatment, a lot of people experience pain relief within a few days.
  • Acoustic Neuroma is a condition in which benign tumor develops along the main balance and hearing nerve which leads from the inner ear to the brain. This may result in hearing loss, dizziness, ringing in the ear, loss of facial muscle movement or loss of balance. 
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) is caused abnormally entangled arteries and veins in the brain. This disrupts normal flow of blood, and may even lead to bleeding in the brain.

Radiosurgery is usually performed when:

  • Brain tumor or other anomalies of the brain are difficult to reach via open neurosurgery
  • Patient's medical condition does not allow a normal surgery
  • Patient prefers a less invasive treatment for their abnormal growth 

Pre-Procedure

Before the procedure, the surgeon will advise

  • To stop taking blood thinner or certain other medications at least 2 weeks before the procedure 
  • Not to eat or drink anything at least 12 hours before the procedure.

The surgeon will check for allergic reactions to iodine because dyes used in the procedure may contain it.

During-Procedure

The procedure is generally performed under local anesthesia and generally takes about 1 to 4 hours.

  • To begin the procedure, the surgeon will attach a frame with pins to the patient's head. This may feel uncomfortable. This is done to stabilize the head and prevent any unnecessary movement during the surgery. 
  • The precise location of the tumor or anomaly is detected with the help of medical imaging devices and a plan for treatment is made. 
  • The patient is made lie on a bed that will go inside the gamma knife machine. A collimator helmet is fitted over the head frame. This device allows radiation to pass through and reach the tumor.

Post-Procedure

After the procedure,

  • The frame is removed from the head. This may cause pain or tenderness at the pin sites.
  • Patient may feel some discomfort, such as a headache or nausea. 

In most cases, the patient can go home on the same day.

Risk and Complication

Although a very safe procedure, some known risks are

  • Swelling in the brain
  • Headache and nausea
  • Loss of balance
  • Vision problems

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Top Doctor for Gamma Knife Radiosurgery in India

Dr. Krishna K N

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery

HOD and Senior Consultant - Brain and Spine Surgery

1 Awards, 36 Years

Rupees 750 Faq

Offer - 10% Off on OPD Fee

Time grey

Dr. Sathish S

MBBS, MCh - Neurosurgery, DNB - Neuro Surgery

Additional Director & Consultant - Neurosurgery

24 Years

Rupees 600 Faq

Time grey

Dr. Alok Ranjan

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery

Senior Consultant & Coordinator - Neurosurgery

2 Awards, 27 Years

Rupees 1000 Faq

Time grey

Dr. Anurag Saxena

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery

Senior Consultant - Neurosurgery

16 Years

Rupees 400 Faq

Time grey

Dr. Gopal Achari

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery

Consultant - Neurosurgery

24 Years


Dr. Rajneesh Kachhara

MBBS, MS, MCh

Consultant - Neurosurgery

26 Years

Rupees 500 Faq

Time grey

Dr. Nitin Narayan Dange

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery

Consultant - Neurosurgery

1 Awards, 18 Years


Dr. Ravi Gopal Varma

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery

Lead Consultant - Neurosurgery & Chief - Neurosciences

21 Years

Rupees 700 Faq

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Dr. Subodh Raju

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery

Consultant - Neurosurgery

17 Years

Rupees 700 Faq

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Dr. Arun Saroha

MBBS, MS - General Surgery, MCh - Neurosurgery

Associate Director – Neurosurgery

3 Awards, 15 Years