Dr. P. K. Sachdeva is a well known highly reputed neurosurgeon in India having a nearly two decades of supereme neurosurgical experience. Dr. Sachdeva brings with him a vast experience of nearly two decades in the field of Neurosurgery, Neuro-oncology and Radiosurgery. Besides the body of his surgical work, he is an avid speaker at national and international conferences. He has participated in number of trials in the treatment of high grade Brain Tumors. He has held the position of a Visiting Consultant at Royal Preston hospital, UK, and has trained in Gamma Knife Radio-Surgery at the prestigious New York Medical School, USA. He also had undergone training for cyber knife from very reputed centre (Miami Cyberknife Centre) at Miami, USA.
Tumorous growth can onset in the brain or elsewhere in the body which could spread to brain via blood flow. The major symptoms are increasingly strong headaches, blurred vision, loss of balance, confusion and seizures.
Brain metastases are cancer cells that have spread to the brain from primary tumors in other organs in the body (see the image below). Metastatic tumors are among the most common mass lesions in the brain.
There are three common types of spinal tumors that can cause back pain: vertebral column tumors, intradural-extramedullary tumors, and intramedullary tumors.
Cancer is a group of diseases involving abnormal cell growht with the potential to invade or spread to other parts of the body. Signs and Symptoms include a visible lump, an abnormal bleeding, prolonged cough, unexplained weight loss and a change in bowel movements.
Radiosurgery is a high dose of radiation treatment that you have usually as a single treatment. It is not a type of surgery. It is a type of stereotactic radiotherapy to treat brain tumors.
The CyberKnife Radiosurgery is a non-invasive alternative to surgery for the treatment of both cancerous and non-cancerous tumors anywhere in the body, including the prostate, lung, brain, spine, liver, pancreas and kidney. The treatment – which delivers beams of high dose radiation to tumors with extreme accuracy – offers new hope to patients worldwide.
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