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Dr. Santhoshkumar completed his MBBS from Stanley Medical College, Chennai in 2012. He's currently pursuing his Postgraduate MD at Cancer Institute, Adyar, Chennai. He's passionate about health education, and strongly believes that doctor patient relationship needs ample attention in this Modern view more..
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Radiosurgery, also called Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), is a procedure that uses a beam of radiation to treat cancer of the brain, spinal cord and other parts of the body using a Gamma Knife® or CyberKnife®. Radiosurgery can be carried out by a linear accelerator (LINAC), which uses CyberKnife® or TrueBeam® radiotherapy systems. Other radiotherapy technologies include Gamma Knife® and Proton therapy.
Cubital tunnel syndrome is a condition in which the ulnar nerve becomes compressed while passing through the cubital tunnel in the elbow, which can damage the nerve, thereby causing ulnar neuropathy.
Gamma cameras may not be as well-known as x-rays or CT scans, but they are invaluable to radiology and various medical specialties like oncology. Find out how they work & why we need them.
Labyrinthectomy is the surgical removal of the labyrinth of the inner ear, consisting of the cochlea, semi-circular canals and vestibule, for controlling vertigo caused due to Meniere's disease and other conditions.
Orbital fractures are caused by traumatic eye injury that fractures the bones of the orbit. Orbital fractures are of three types, including orbital rim fractures, blowout fractures, and orbital floor fractures.