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Gamma clinic, Obninsk, Russia. Gamma knife: treatment of brain tumors

Gamma Clinic Center for High-Precision Radiology has been operating since February 2018. The center conducts operations at the Leksell Gamma Knife Perfexion installation. This is a radiosurgical unit for the treatment of benign and malignant tumors and vascular malformations in the cranial cavity. The operation is done without skin incisions and craniotomy. For this, radioactive radiation from 196 sources of cobalt-60 is used, the beams of which come together and act like a non-invasive surgical knife.

They destroy the DNA of tumor cells, while healthy brain tissue and the entire body are not irradiated. Treatment is limited to one session as a result of which the genetic apparatus of the tumor cells is damaged, they lose the ability to divide and further increase the tumor mass.

The head of the center is Sergey Rustamovich Ilyalov, MD, MD, neurosurgeon, radiotherapist and healthcare organizer. He has vast experience in using the Gamma Knife for various types of intracranial pathology, especially in neurooncology and vascular neurosurgery. In 2008, he defended the first dissertation in Russia and the CIS on the Gamma Knife on the topic “Stereotactic Radiosurgery of Intracerebral Cancer Metastases on the Gamma Knife”.

Gamma knife at the Gamma Clinic High Precision Radiology Center

Free transfer from anywhere in Moscow and Kaluga, including from airports and railway stations, to Obninsk and back. The proximity of the center to Moscow is 80 km from MKAD along the Kiev highway.

Free accommodation at the Orbital hotel for a patient and one accompanying person for two days. The hotel is located within walking distance from the center. On the territory there is a pine forest - silence, peace and fresh air contribute to a positive mood and recovery.

Gamma Clinic Center is located on the basis of the Medical Radiological Scientific Center. A.F. Tsyba (branch of the NRC Research Center of Radiology of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation), which allows you to get the advice of the necessary specialists in one place, undergo diagnosis and treatment.

A team of professionals trained in the NRC Neurosurgery them. Burdenko and MRRC them. A.F. Tsyba. The total experience of four specialists of the center: neurosurgeons and radiotherapists is 66 years.

The head of the Gamma Clinic - Sergey Rustamovich Ilyalov, MD, neurosurgeon, radiosurgeon - defended the first dissertation in Russia and the CIS on the treatment of metastases in the Gamma Knife. Personal experience with the Gamma Knife - since 2005.

Indications for treatment on a gamma knife

  • Tumors
  • Brain metastases
  • Meningiomas
  • Auditory Nerve Neuromas
  • Neuromas of other cranial nerves
  • Pituitary Adenomas
  • Hemangioblastomas
  • Paragangliomas
  • Craniopharyngeomas
  • Gliomas
  • Vascular malformations
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Cavernous angiomas (cavernomas)
  • Functional
  • Trigeminal neuralgia

Cost of treatment on a gamma knife

Stereotactic radiotherapy (radiosurgery using the Leksell Gamma Knife apparatus), including fixation, removal of the Leksell stereotactic frame - 200,000 rubles.

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