Application of interoperative radiation therapy in neurosurgery
Christopher Cifarelli, MD, PhD, FAANS, FACS
Director of Gamma Knife Radiosurgery, Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, WVU Cancer Institute, West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, USA
Christopher Cifarelli talks about the treatment in the central nervous system using IORT
In this recorded webinar Christopher Cifarelli gives an overview of the history of radiation and the concerns neurosurgeons might have when it comes to radiation. Moreover, he gives insights on how the ideal modality of radiation based on patient diagnosis looks like, showing the intra-operative workflow and its characteristics. Overall, he further highlights the existing clinical evidence - particularly the INTRAGO study - supporting the usage of IORT in CNS tumors.