To identify the basic principles and biophysics of Gamma Knife surgery and how they apply to day-to-day patient treatment. Review the clinical indications, parameters of treatment and outcomes of Gamma Knife surgery. Recognize radiation safety issues and principles, as well as become familiar with emergency procedures that pertain to Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion.
■ Principles and practice of stereotaxy and radiosurgery
■ Principles of frame application
■ Patient selection and teaching cases
■ Clinical program with lectures covering established indications for Gamma Knife surgery
■ Observation of patient treatments
■ Hands-on sessions with Leksell GammaPlan®
■ Hands-on sessions with Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion
Training center and duration
5-day course at Cleveland Clinic Gamma Knife Center, Cleveland, OH, USA (CME accredited).
■ Radiation Oncologists
■ Medical Physicists