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CyberKnife Center of Miami to Participate in Caribbean Association of Neurosurgeon's Annual Meeting

James G. Schwade, Executive Director of CyberKnife Center of Miami, has declared that James Hevezi, Chief of Medical Physics, CyberKnife Center of Miami will offer a presentation on CyberKnife Treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia in 38th Annual Caribbean Association of Neurosurgeon's Annual Meeting. The conference will be held in Montego Bay, Jamaica on January 28, 2011.

CyberKnife System

The presentation will include the state-of-the-art therapy for Trigeminal Neuralgia by means of CyberKnife image guided robotic radiosurgery system. Details for neurosurgical therapy covered by the presentation include utilization of 3D in CyberKnife system and decision based on Computed Tomography of three dimensional structures. In addition, CyberKnife decides and performs treatment from 100 beam stopping points covering the patient. Also the system can split the dosage plan and can deliver them in several multiple doses.

Other features of CyberKnife assisted radiosurgery include painless surgery, no anesthesia, blood and incisions. In addition, patient recovers quickly. The robotic system includes a small linear accelerator included on a robotic arm. The system offers superior adaptability to surgeon in effectively targeting lesions and tumor cells.

Till date, CyberKnife Center of Miami has offered treatment for more than 100 trigeminal neuralgia patients and is the first ever center of its kind in the Southeastern U.S.

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