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Gamma Knife Perfexion: Advantages and Benefits

Gamma Knife Perfexion: Advantages and Benefits For more information or questions about Gamma Knife at UAMS please call 501-603-1800 or email the UAMS Gamma Knife Coordinator Karen Baxter-Rhodes, RN at BaxterrhoadesKarenL@uams.edu. There are numerous benefits to treatment with the Gamma Knife Perfexion including: Designed solely to treat brain conditions, not other parts of the body Extremely accurate, [...]

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Benign Brain Tumors

Benign Brain Tumors A benign brain tumor is a group of very slow growing, abnormal brain tissue cells. Benign brain tumors usually have a distinct tumor border, and rarely spread or invade surrounding brain tissue. Though the word ‘benign’ may sound harmless, a benign tumor located in a vital area of the brain can be [...]

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Gamma Knife Successfully Shrinks Auditory Tumor

June 25, 2013 | Debbie Korte thought something was wrong with the telephone at the school where she works. One day in 2009, she answered it and could barely hear the caller's voice. As soon as she transferred the receiver to her other ear, Korte could hear the caller clearly, and she knew the source of the problem wasn't the phone.

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