Back home in a few hours. Steps of the treatment

  1. The stereotactic mask system or stereotactic frame is safely placed over the patient's head.
  2. A localizer is placed over the mask/frame and diagnostic images are taken (CT scan, MRI, SPECT or PET).
  3. The images taken are transfered to the main computer, where the specialist and the physicist plan the treatment.
  4. The patient is placed onto the table for Novalis treatment and the procedure starts.
  5. The treatment is finished and the stereotactic frame is removed.
  6. The patient goes home and resumes normal activity.