Stereotactic Biopsy Surgery

Overview of Stereotaxy or Stereotactic Surgery

Stereotaxy or Stereotactic Surgery is a minimally-invasive surgical procedure which uses 3D co-ordinate system to locate small goals inside the body and perform on them procedures such as injection, biopsy, ablation (removal), lesioning, implantation, stimulation, radiosurgery (SRS) etc.

Any organ system inside the body can be subjected to stereotactic procedures. Complications in fixing up a dependable frame of reference ( as bone landmarks which bear a constant spatial relation to soft tissues) however, makes its applications been limited to brain surgery.