UPMC starts Leksell treatments

Patient treatments have begun at the Center for Image-Guided Neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Presbyterian with the Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion system from Stockholm, Sweden-based Elekta.

The center currently is treating an average of three patients per day with full-course treatments.

The Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion system is designed for the noninvasive treatment of brain disorders, including brain tumors and vascular malformations.

By AuntMinnie.com staff writers
October 23, 2007

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