Türk Nöroşirürji Dergisi 2000 , Vol 10 , Num 2
Türker KILIÇ, Selçuk PEKER, M. Necmettin PAMİR
Marmara Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Nöroşirürji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul In this review, the current status of Gamma-Knife radiosurgery in the management of brain arteriovenous malformations and tumors is presented. Today more than 125.000 patient across the world have been treated by Gamma-Knife surgery, at 142 Gamma-Knife Centers. Marmara University Hospital Gamma Knife Center, being the 78th in the world, is the only one in Turkey.

This neurosurgical tool, which was invented by a neurosurgeon and is used by neurosurgeons, is relatively new for Turkish Neurosurgeons. This review aims to improve the average knowledge about Gamma Knife surgery by reviewing the up-to-date literature. Anahtar Kelimeler : Gamma Knife, Arteriovenous Malformations, Brain Tumors