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Brain Metastases

Brain Metastases For more information or questions about Gamma Knife at UAMS please email the UAMS Gamma Knife Coordinator Karen Baxter-Rhodes, RN at BaxterrhoadesKarenL@uams.edu. Gamma Knife treatment targeted only the tumor, sparing surrounding brain. The image below is a 4 month post-treatment scan. The tumor is much smaller and the swelling around the tumor has [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Brain Metastases

Brain Tumor Treatment Options

Brain Tumor Treatment Options At UAMS, our neurosurgery experts treat benign and malignant brain tumors in a number of different ways. The type of treatment for a brain tumor often depends on a variety of items including where the tumor is located, tumor type and growth rate. Some brain tumors are often treated by a [...]

By | June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Brain Tumor Treatment Options

Brain Surgery Brings New Lease on Life

When Mary Grace Brockinton, of North Little Rock, went to her primary care doctor for severe headaches, she never imagined that a month later she would be having brain surgery.

By | October 22nd, 2014|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

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.

By | June 25th, 2013|Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments