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Efficiency and dose planning comparisons between the Perfexion and 4C Leksell Gamma Knife units.

Authors
  • Niranjan, Ajay
  • Novotny, Josef Jr
  • Bhatnagar, Jagdish
  • Flickinger, John C
  • Kondziolka, Douglas
  • Lunsford, L Dade
Type
Published Article
Journal
Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2009
Volume
87
Issue
3
Pages
191–198
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1159/000222663
PMID: 19494568
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

This study demonstrated that in addition to its enhanced cranial reach, LGK PFX provided a significant improvement in efficiency for patients with multiple brain metastases. For benign tumor radiosurgery LGK PFX provided improvement in efficiency without a significant difference in conformality.

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