The stereotactic surgery It is ideal to provide a diagnosis quick and timely in cases of Parkinson's disease, cysticercosis, tumors deep. In addition, it has been applied in breast surgeries , of prostate , of spine , orthopedics Y Otorhinolaryngology He pointed out Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS).
In accordance with Ramiro Antonio Pérez de la Torre doctor Neurosurgery service of the Specialties Hospital of the XXI Century XXI, this surgery is a three-dimensional technique of neurosurgery , which consists in taking some radiographs to identify various types of injuries inside of the brain of people.
The neurosurgeon explained that the procedure has benefited five thousand patients and is carried out in two ways:
The doctor stressed that the main characteristic of stereotactic surgery is that patients stay awake, which allows monitoring some brain functions without damaging it, such as:
The following video explains what the stereotactic surgery .
The new technology guarantees shorter procedures compared to an open surgery, not only in time in the use of the operating room, but in hospital stay. In addition, a more elaborate treatment can be implemented, with the use of other techniques such as radiotherapy Y chemotherapy , among others.