This section is intended to provide medical professionals with more information about Gamma Knife and to give details on how to refer patients. Contained within is a history of the Gamma Knife technology, research pertaining to stereotactic radiosurgery, and information needed for referrals.
Numerous clinical trials and comparative effectiveness studies have been performed and are currently underway to evaluate the effects of stereotactic radiosurgery. Globally, more than 500,000 patients have been treated with Gamma Knife and there are approximately 2,500 peer reviewed clinical papers examining the efficacy of Gamma Knife treatment.
Our physicians, along with other neurosurgeons and radiation oncologists interested in clinical applications of radiosurgery, collaborate to develop protocols for treating several types of malignant and benign tumors in the brain. More detailed information on the types of tumors and medical conditions treated by Gamma Knife is available under Conditions Treated. Information regarding clinical research and open clinical trials at Monmouth Gamma Knife is available under Our Center.
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If interested in referring a patient who may be an appropriate clinical candidate for radiosurgery treatment, please contact us at (732) 923-6562.