PM Modi recently lays the foundation stone of various healthcare facilities in Civil Hospital Asarwa, Ahmedabad. The new Civil Hospital Asarwa will be the first government hospital in the country where state-of-the-art technology like Cyber-Knife will be available.

 

What is ‘cyber knife’?

  • The CyberKnife System is a non-invasive treatment for cancerous and non-cancerous tumors and other conditions where radiation therapy is indicated.
  • CyberKnife treatments are typically performed in 1 to 5 sessions.
  • It is used to treat conditions throughout the body, including the prostate, lung, brain, spine, head and neck, liver, pancreas and kidney.
  • It can be an alternative to surgery or for patients who have inoperable or surgically complex tumors.
  • It offers several advantages to patients, including rapid relief from pain and other symptoms.