Navigation Links
Presentations at Leading Neurosurgery Meeting Highlight Benefits of CyberKnife Radiosurgery for the Treatment of CNS Indications
Date:5/5/2009

Benefits of Frameless Delivery and Fractionation Demonstrated in Favorable Response Rates and Hearing Preservation

SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Accuray Incorporated (Nasdaq: ARAY), a global leader in the field of radiosurgery, announced today that significant clinical data using the CyberKnife(R) Robotic Radiosurgery System was presented by top neurosurgery experts during the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Meeting, May 2-6 in San Diego, Calif. The presentations highlight outcomes with CyberKnife radiosurgery including favorable response rates and hearing preservation - further underscoring the System's unique capabilities and benefits.

At this year's AANS meeting, doctors presented on their experience treating intracranial tumors and spinal arterial venous malformations (AVMs) with CyberKnife radiosurgery. Key findings include:

  • Randall W. Porter, M.D., from Barrow Neurological Institute presented experience treating 262 patients with acoustic neuromas - also called vestibular schwannomas - with either a single fraction using the Gamma Knife or multiple fractions using the CyberKnife. Within the CyberKnife group, 67 percent of patients retained their hearing, as opposed to only 37.5 percent in the Gamma Knife group at 16 months follow-up, demonstrating the benefits of easily fractionating treatment with the CyberKnife.
  • Robert L. Dodd, M.D., Ph.D., and associates from Stanford presented experience treating 27 patients with spinal AVMs using CyberKnife radiosurgery with a mean follow-up of 49 months. Findings showed that 100 percent of the patients with follow-up of greater than three years achieved significant reductions in the sizes of their AVMs. The presentation described the largest series of intramedullary spinal
    '/>"/>

SOURCE Accuray Incorporated
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Cepheid to Webcast Upcoming Financial Presentations
2. Ethicon Endo-Surgery Novel Investigational Notes and SSL Devices Featured in 15 Presentations at Sages
3. Inteck, Inc. has been Selected to Conduct Two Presentations at the 2009 International MUSE Conference
4. Telik Announces Preclinical Presentations at AACR Annual Meeting
5. NewCardio Leadership to Make Two Presentations at Drug Information Association Drug Safety Conference
6. ImQuest Presentations at Keystone Symposium Focus on Advancements in Their Therapeutic and Microbicide Development Programs
7. Image Sensors 2009 Conference & Exhibit - Call for Presentations
8. Call for Presentations: Applications of High-Power Semiconductor Lasers Conference & Exhibit
9. Coria Laboratories Announces Acanya(TM) Gel Data Presentations at 67th American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting
10. The LCA-Vision Full Value Committee Files Detailed Presentations
11. Healthcare Partners Medical Group to Host Free Medicare Benefits Presentations
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... December 26, 2014 The report “TS-1 ... focuses on the current treatment landscape, unmet needs, current ... TS-1 is an anti-cancer drug which is typically used ... is also used for treating gastric cancer and pancreatic ... potassium. The drug was first approved in 1999 in ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 ... Blaise Dolcemaschio was created in honor of a true ... premiere at two film festivals including the 24 hours of ... Film Festival in Bangladesh. , Actress, screenwriter and ... and helped produce this film together with her husband, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Recently, LunaDress.co.uk has updated its blog to provide ... Now, all of the models at LunaDress.co.uk come with big discounts, ... the wedding veil can turn out to be a most exciting ... veil can always bring surprise to a wedding. On the updated ... choose veils for a big day . , Going out ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay ... of youth" drug that can delay the effects of aging ... suggests. Seniors received a significant boost to their immune ... pathway linked to aging and immune function, researchers with the ... a version of the drug rapamycin, improved the seniors, immune ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 Residents ... Retirement Community, recently showed their generous spirit by ... the Catawba County Parenting Network- Grandparents Raising Grandchildren ... children gathered around the largest Christmas tree on ... presents purchased by residents of the Abernethy Village ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:TS-1 Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 2Health News:TS-1 Colorectal Cancer Market Analysis and Forecast to 2023 Report at RnRMarketReserach.com 3Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 2Health News:The True 9/11 Hero Story “Color of Honor” Premieres in Germany and Bangladesh: Luciana Lagana Plays the Mother of the Lead and Co-Produces with Blaise Dolcemaschio. 3Health News:LunaDress Provides Professional Tips On Shopping Wedding And Prom Dresses 2Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 2Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 3Health News:Retirement Community Residents Make Impact During Holiday Season 2
... Scientists at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have ... cells into place act as tumor suppressors in breast ... role in cell adhesion in normal cells, and their ... invasive cancer cells and metastasis. An increase in expression ...
... showed muscle fiber damage even after halting drugs, researchers say ... used to lower cholesterol, may cause structural damage to the ... study has found. , The damage may occur even when ... and may persist even after statin use is halted, according ...
... with electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) does a better job of ... loss than using ECT alone, according to a new ... Medicine and colleagues. This finding could alleviate one ... causes memory loss, said W. Vaughn McCall, M.D., M.S, ...
... improvement , MONDAY, July 6 (HealthDay News) -- In ... to repair intact abdominal aortic aneurysms has improved, a ... found that short-term survival has improved and long-term survival ... repair ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms. , An abdominal aortic ...
... head injuries may result from chemicals released by the ... according to a study led by the University of ... one of the most common forms of adult epilepsy, ... who have suffered a brain injury or infection, according ...
... ... that men with a history of fertility problems can improve their sperm count by having ... "Environmental hormones are a very real culprit sabotaging both a man,s sex life and his ... Jacksonville, Fla. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Carbohydrate acts as tumor suppressor 2Health News:Statins May Cause Muscle Damage in Some Patients 2Health News:Statins May Cause Muscle Damage in Some Patients 3Health News:Antidepressants aid electroconvulsive therapy in treating severe depression 2Health News:Fewer Dying Now From Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms 2Health News:CU-Boulder study shows brain's immune system may cause chronic seizures 2Health News:CU-Boulder study shows brain's immune system may cause chronic seizures 3Health News:New Study Shows Daily Sex Can Increase Sperm Count 2Health News:New Study Shows Daily Sex Can Increase Sperm Count 3
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014  CytoSorbents Corporation (OTCQB:CTSOD), a ... blood purification technology to help fight deadly inflammation ... countries worldwide, today announced the appointment of Dr. ... as its Senior Vice President of Clinical Development, ... Di Russo is an accomplished pediatric ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Apnea Sciences ( www.apneasciences.com ) announced it ... Aliso Viejo , California.  Jimmy Fallon , ... and worldwide expansion, a new facility with expanded infrastructure ... snore cure have exceeded our expectations and thus required ... in 23 countries and will be increasing to 39 ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014   TRU-D SmartUVC ... no-touch UV disinfection robot, announced today that the General ... contract through November 2019.   This newly ... engage all levels of government purchasers, including Department of ... well as Homeland Security contacts purchasing solutions for the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 2CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 3CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 4CytoSorbents Appoints Dr. Gregory B. Di Russo as Senior Vice President of Clinical Development 5TRU-D SmartUVC LLC Awarded General Services Administration Contract to Expand Government Customer Base 2
... 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Clearbridge BioMedics has achieved ... in-vitro diagnostic devices and today launched its ... This is one of the world,s first commercially-available ... (CTC) from blood, using biomechanical properties. The ClearCell™ ...
... ST. LOUIS, March 26, 2012   Sigma-Aldrich ® ... named one of Europe,s Top Employers by the ... of academics, business journalists, trade associations, researchers and ... assessment and acknowledgement.  Sigma-Aldrich is one of nine ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Clearbridge BioMedics Achieves ISO 13485 Certification and Launches ClearCell (TM) System for Cancer Research Markets 2Clearbridge BioMedics Achieves ISO 13485 Certification and Launches ClearCell (TM) System for Cancer Research Markets 3CRF Institute Names Sigma-Aldrich Top Employer Europe 2012 2CRF Institute Names Sigma-Aldrich Top Employer Europe 2012 3
The Osteomark NTx Point of Care (POC)device allows physicians to monitor their patients response to anti-resorptive drugs as early as 3-6 months from starting treatment. Osteomark NTx shows you and y...
... provides the most useful measurement for ... states. It is the preferred diagnostic ... patients who have experienced changes in ... dehydration. It is also used to ...
... system enables the fast and exact determination ... a handy photometer and micro-cuvettes, filled with ... venous or arterial blood should be taken ... The so filled cuvette can now be ...
... Hemoglobin Measurement System is indicated for ... arterial, venous, or capillary whole blood ... a professional point-of-care setting. The ... for use in the Hemopoint H2 ...
Medicine Products: