stereotaxis

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stereotaxis

[‚ster·ē·ə′tak·səs]
(biology)
An orientation movement in response to stimulation by contact with a solid body. Also known as thigmotaxis.
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Intracavitary brachytherapy using stereotactically applied phosphorus-32 colloid for treatment of cystic craniopharyngiomas in 53 patients," Journal ofNeuro-Oncology, vol.
4] Neuro 2a cells stereotactically implanted in the left (opposite) caudate at day 40.
A) DBS systems are permanently implanted with a pulse generator in the chest and a four contact electrode stereotactically placed in the brain.
Stimulation is achieved with electrodes implanted stereotactically in the subthalamic nucleus by a neurosurgeon specializing in stereotactic surgery and a team composed of an anesthesiologist, a neurophysiologist, certified nurses and nurse practitioners and, at some centers, a neurologist.
Mice were injected stereotactically with WNV-Cp or control plasmid DNA and euthanized 24-48 h after injection.
Fractionated stereotactically guided radiotherapy of head and neck tumors: A report on clinical use of a new system in 195 cases.
Patients with lesions near the chest wall and in the axilla may require sonographic guidance because the position of these lesions makes them difficult to image stereotactically on prone tables.
The grafts were stereotactically implanted into the postcommissural putamen area using tissue from 3 to 4 donors per side.
As described in a prior study, we have assigned all 1056 of the boxes defined stereotactically in the Talairach Atlas to one of fourteen specific brain regions: left and right frontal, temporal, parietal, and occipital lobes and subcortical and brainstem regions (Andreasen et al.
Stereotactically directed gamma rays from 185 separate sources converge on the abnormal tissue, forcing it to heal down, rather than swell up.
The contribution of cytologic imprints of stereotactically guided core needle biopsies of the breast in the management of patients with mammographic abnormalities.