"Radiosurgery" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A radiological stereotactic technique developed for cutting or destroying tissue by high doses of radiation in place of surgical incisions. It was originally developed for neurosurgery on structures in the brain and its use gradually spread to radiation surgery on extracranial structures as well. The usual rigid needles or probes of stereotactic surgery are replaced with beams of ionizing radiation directed toward a target so as to achieve local tissue destruction.
- Radiosurgery, Stereotactic
- Radiosurgeries, Stereotactic
- Stereotactic Radiosurgeries
- Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
- Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
- Gamma Knife Radiosurgeries
- Radiosurgeries, Gamma Knife
- Radiosurgery, Gamma Knife
Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
- Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
- Body Radiotherapies, Stereotactic
- Body Radiotherapy, Stereotactic
- Radiotherapies, Stereotactic Body
- Radiotherapy, Stereotactic Body
- Stereotactic Body Radiotherapies
- CyberKnife Radiosurgery
- CyberKnife Radiosurgeries
- Radiosurgeries, CyberKnife
- Radiosurgery, CyberKnife
Radiosurgery, Linear Accelerator
- Radiosurgery, Linear Accelerator
- Linear Accelerator Radiosurgeries
- Radiosurgeries, Linear Accelerator
- Linear Accelerator Radiosurgery
- Radiosurgery, Linac
- Radiosurgeries, Linac
- LINAC Radiosurgery
- Radiosurgeries, LINAC
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