Stereotactic and radiosurgery concepts in Sweden.

Abstract

This chapter mentions again the requirements for a radiosurgery delivery system. There is a brief biography of the Swedish neurosurgeon Lars Leksell. Leksell's stereotactic frame and system is outlined. In 1951, Leksell wrote a seminal paper on radiosurgery that was a statement of concepts, all of which were remarkably well understood. The first cases… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-63520-4.00005-3

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