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CyberKnife Center of Miami to Present at 38th Annual Caribbean Association of Neurosurgeon's Conference

MIAMI, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CyberKnife Center of Miami (, Executive Director, James G. Schwade, MD, FACR, FACRO, FASTRO, announces a presentation regarding CyberKnife Treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia at the 38th Annual Caribbean Association of Neurosurgeon's Annual Meeting, on January 28, 2011 in Montego Bay, Jamaica.


The presentation is to be made by the CyberKnife Center of Miami's Chief of Medical Physics, James Hevezi, PhD., FACR/FAAPM, and will encompass the definitive treatment for Trigeminal Neuralgia with the CyberKnife image guided robotic radiosurgery system. The presentation information for neurosurgical patient treatment includes:

  • CyberKnife engages and utilizes 3D; which is integral to treatment delivery system
  • Planning based on Computed Tomography of 3D patient structures
  • For intracranial targets, MRI data set is fused to CT baseline data set
  • System plans & treats from 100 beam stopping points around patient
  • Since it is a frameless system, can split dose plan & delivery in multiples

The CyberKnife can perform this surgery with:

* No incision

* No blood

* No anesthesia

* No pain

* No recovery or rehabilitation time

Incorporating a compact, lightweight linear accelerator mounted on a robotic arm, the CyberKnife provides the physician unparalleled flexibility in targeting tumors and lesions.

The CyberKnife Center of Miami,, was the first facility of its kind in the Southeastern U.S. and has successfully treated more than 100 trigeminal neuralgia patients.  Please visit our website or call us at 1-800-204-0455.

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