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Hi,

Are technologies in radiation oncology commonly applied in non-oncology conditions? Someone at my school mentioned using gamma knife to treat trigeminal neuralgia and AVM. Are there other applications or applications currently being studied?

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pit adenoma
acoustic neuroma (excellent chapter on fsr in Black and Loeffler's cancer of the cns)
neurocytoma
ependymoma
JPA
meningioma

guess what my specialty is?
 

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Also...

endovascular brachy
Graves ophthalmopathy / ocular pseudotumor
Dupuytren's contracture
Pterygium
symptomatic gynecomastia
 

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cancer_doc said:
Also...

endovascular brachy
Graves ophthalmopathy / ocular pseudotumor
Dupuytren's contracture
Pterygium
symptomatic gynecomastia
good ones;
sometimes prophylaxis against gynecomastia (which I think is just wrong).
 

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stephew said:
also in aussie, SRS for obsessive compulsive behavior. Getting sort of a la "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" region.
A German attending here says the did plantar fasciitis and bone spurs all the time...swears by it.