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The Gamma Knife Center of Oregon was formed in 2001 to improve outcomes for patients with neurologic disorders and to offer an alternative to invasive surgery, especially for those with inoperable conditions. Today this versatile technology is used with unrivaled precision to treat a variety of diseases, including:

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) is a congenital defect in which arteries and veins are tangled and not connected by capillaries. The lack of...

Trigeminal neuralgia

Trigeminal neuralgia, also known as tic douloureux, is a disorder of the fifth cranial nerve (trigeminal nerve) characterized by attacks of...

Pituitary tumors

A pituitary tumor is a growth of abnormal cells in the tissues of the pituitary gland. Pituitary tumors form in the pituitary gland, a...

Acoustic Neuroma

Acoustic neuroma is a rare noncancerous tumor. It grows slowly from an overproduction of Schwann cells and is also called a vestibular schwannoma. The tumor then presses on the hearing and balance nerves in the inner ear.

Brain Tumor

Your body is constantly growing new cells to replace older ones. A tumor occurs when cells begin to grow abnormally and without control.

Essential tremor

Tremor is an involuntary shaking movement that is repeated over and over. Although it may affect any part of the body, tremor most often affects...

Meningioma

A meningioma is a type of benign tumor that grows in the meninges, which are layers of tissue that cover the brain and spinal cord. Technically, a meningioma is not a brain tumor because it does not arise from brain tissue, but, it's often referred to as a brain tumor.