Elekta Neuro-Oncology Series #3: Dr. Matthew Foote - Radiosurgery in Australia

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Naman Julka-Anderson and Jo McNamara catch up with Dr. Matthew Foote to discuss his career, introduction of Radiosurgery in Australia and health inequalities.
To use this podcast as CPD, look at these reflection points: 
2) reflect on the experiences of people living with and beyond cancer Australia who need to travel long distances for radiotherapy.
3) consider the benefits of single day treatments for people who need to travel for radiosurgery.
4) watch this video on the Elekta Gamma Knife Radiosurgery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxikNfTbtzw 

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Links from podcast:
The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/
The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery Videos on how to prepare for treatment: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/treatment/videos
Therapeutic Role of Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery in Neuro-Oncology (2020): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7023953/
Characterization and commissioning of a Leksell Gamma Knife ICON system for framed and frameless stereotactic radiosurgery (2022): https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/35064749/
Icon Cancer Centre Australia: https://iconcancercentre.com.au/

Non-Cancerous Conditions Links:
The National Centre for Stereotactic Radiosurgery Other Conditions Treated: https://www.gammaknife.org.uk/conditions-treated/conditions
Elekta case stud on bilateral thalamotomy with Leksell Gamma Knife for Essential Tremor: https://www.elekta.com/medical-affairs/case-studies/case-study-bilateral-thalamotomy-with-leksell-gamma-knife-for-essential-tremor/
Gamma Knife radiosurgery for cerebral arteriovenous malformations: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2022): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9160151/
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery For Brain Vascular Malformations: Current Evidence And Future Tasks (2019): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6874113/ 
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia: Review and Update (2022): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9452385/

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