By Mark H. Phillips Ph.D. (auth.), Mark H. Phillips Ph.D. (eds.)
When I first proposed this booklet, one of many hopes was once that it'd be the degree upon which might be carried out a quiet, good reasoned dialogue of a few of the suggestions of stereotactic radio surgical procedure. at the moment, there has been rather a lot of rancorous debate that tended to vague the medical and scientific advantages of every of the separate equipment. this day, i'm satisfied to document that the sphere of stereotactic radiosurgery is way much less riven by means of such irrelevant posturing. the sector has taken many steps in the direction of adulthood, either technically and medically. during this mat uration strategy, there were many grandiose plans and speeches made on behalf of stereotactic radiosurgery. unavoidably, the truth won't stay as much as the hype, yet such is the typical process devel opment in those forms of concerns. even if, although occasions won't fit our hopes, we should always take note of the phrases of Herbert Parker. spotting that new modalities for the therapy of melanoma don't stand a lot likelihood of innovative good fortune, however, he rather adequately mentioned that " . . . with any kind of radiatiQn, the margin among good fortune and failure is small. If the opportunity of good fortune is a bit higher . . . thi~ may well good be classed as an excellent develop. " Mark H.
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The rationale for stereotactic radiosurgery lies in its ability to deliver such a well-localized distribution of dose that it is possible to deliver a sterilization dose in one fraction. There is, however, no a priori reason that the techniques of dose localization used in radiosurgery cannot be applied to radiotherapy . The major technical difficulty is in repositioning the patient to the precision of better than 2 mm. However, even with the daunting difficulties of such a procedure, a number of different schemes have been designed [9, 22, 35, 38, 46, 48, 80, 93, 110, 126].
Pages 245-249. Elsevier/North-Holland Press, 1979. (4) J L Barcia-Salorio, G Hernandez, J Brosta, B Ballester, G Masbout. Radiosurgical treatment of a carotid-cavernous fistula. case report. In G Szikla, editor, Stereotactic Cerebral Irradiation, INSERM Symposium No. , pages 251-256. Elsevier/North-Holland Press, 1979. (5) R M Benbow, C F von Essen, J W Rowe, J B Stedeford. Treatment design for pituitary suppression utilizing 6-MeV photons. Radiology, 87: 64-67, 1966. (6) 0 0 Betti and V E Derechinsky.
Starting in 1954, physicians and physicists at the University of California-Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (LBL) developed a technique of charged particle radiosurgery of the pituitary [64, 79, 127, 128, 129]. Between 1954 and 1972, patients were treated at LBL using the plateau of beams of protons, deuterons, and he- 28 M. Phillips lium ions (the majority of patients were treated with helium ions) for acromegaly, Cushing's disease, Nelson's syndrome, prolactinsecreting tumors, pituitary hormone suppression in metastatic carcinoma, and diabetic retinopathy (62, 63, 65, 71].
Physical Aspects of Stereotactic Radiosurgery by Mark H. Phillips Ph.D. (auth.), Mark H. Phillips Ph.D. (eds.)