Functional radiosurgery.

  title={Functional radiosurgery.},
  author={Douglas Kondziolka},
  volume={44 1},
  pages={12-20; discussion 20-2}
Although the application of stereotactic radiosurgery for the management of functional brain disorders began in 1951, almost 50 years elapsed before it received appropriate attention. Radiosurgical techniques are used to create image-guided, physiological inactivity or focally destructive brain lesions without neurophysiological guidance. The lack of neurophysiological guidance remains the greatest argument against the use of radiosurgery for selected disorders. Current anatomic targets include… CONTINUE READING


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