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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

An acoustic neuroma is a noncancerous (benign) tumor found on the eighth cranial nerve near the ear canal. This nerve is responsible for hearing...

Brain tumor

An adult brain tumor is a disease in which abnormal cells form in the tissues of the brain. There are many types of brain and spinal cord tumors....

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

Meningiomas are benign, slow-growing tumors, classified as brain tumors but actually growing in the three protective membranes that surround the...