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					        RANCAN GAMMA KNIFE CENTRE, VIMHANS
            1, Institutional Area, Nehru Nagar, New Delhi-110065
           Phone:++91-11-29849000-005 Fax:++91-11-29849006

                           FACILITY FOR TREATMENT AT RANCAN GAMMA KNIFE CENTRE


We are pleased to inform you that the Rancan Gamma Knife Centre equipped with Leksell
Gamma Knife has been functioning at VIMHANS, Nehru Nagar, New Delhi. The Centre has the
distinction of being the first Centre of its kinds among the SAARC countries and has already
carried out more than 1000 Gamma Knife surgeries successfully since its start-up on 2nd April
1998. The Centre has to its credit treating patients of Parkinson’s disease and also psychiatric
disorders and pediatric/elder age group patients under General Anesthesia.

As you may be aware that Leksell Gamma Knife is state-of-the-art revolutionary equipment in the
field of bloodless and painless Neurosurgery. This is equipment of proven efficacy as a
Radiosurgical tool, Radiosurgery. There are over 120 units at leading neurosciences centers
around the world and more than 1,50,000 patients have been treated successfully. Its unique
dedicated design for the non-invasive treatment of brain disorders, and minimal moving parts
gives it an accuracy of 0.3 mm. The Rancan Gamma Knife Centre is supported by NMC Imaging
& Diagnostic Centre within its premises, which is equipped with 1.5 Tesla MRI, Ultra Fast HiSpeed
Spiral CT Scanner and Digital Subtraction Angiography system with computerized pathological
laboratory.

The Gamma Knife is used for treatment of Arteriovenous Malformations of the brain (AVMs),
benign and malignant tumours like Meningiomas, Acoustic Neurons, Pineal region tumours,
Gliomas, Pituitary Adenomas and Metastatic tumours as well as functional disorders like
Trigeminal Neuralgia, Intractable Pain and Parkinson’s Disease. It can also be used as an
adjuvant therapy in the treatment of residual and recurrent lesions left unresected by conventional
Neurosurgery. It can be especially useful to those patients who are not suitable for standard
surgical technique due to illness or advanced age. In many neurosurgical cases Gamma Knife
Radiosurgery is the only feasible modality. The benefit to the patient is that they can return to their
normal lifestyle immediately following treatment.

We have with us a team of fully trained and experienced dedicated Gamma Knife Surgeons who
have a collective experience of treating over 1000 patients on Leksell Gamma Knife in Japan and
USA. The operating Radiosurgeons are Dr. M. S. Gaur and Dr. Jayant Misra. The Centre is run
under the supervision of Dr. (Prof.) A. K. Banerji, Medical Director (Ex-Chief, Dept. of
Neurosciences, AIIMS, New Delhi). We also have with us Neurosurgeons, Radiophysicist, Radio-
oncologists and Radiologists trained at Sweden. This undoubtedly makes us the best-teamed
Gamma Knife Centre not only in the country, but in the region as well.

The concept of the Rancan Gamma knife Centre is based on an open system, where the qualified
physician, can either personally treat his/her patient or refer them to be treated together with our
medical team. It would be our pleasure to provide you with any information/clarification that you
may require.
           RANCAN GAMMA KNIFE CENTRE, VIMHANS
                1, Institutional Area, Nehru Nagar, New Delhi-110065
               Phone:++91-11-29849000-005 Fax:++91-11-29849006


                                      REGISTRATION FORM

Patient’s Name: _____________________________________________Age: ____________Sex: ___________

Father’s/Husband’s Name:____________________________________________________________________

Address (Permanent):_________________________________________________________________________

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Tel. No. (Residence): _________________(Office):_________________ (Fax)___________________________

E-Mail: ______________________________________________________________________________________

How did you get to know about Rancan Gamma Knife Centre:

Please tick appropriate box :                 Newspaper Advertisement/Article               Television
                                                      Doctors/Neurosurgeon                  Website
                                              Patient undergone treatment in RGKC   Any other sources :

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Name & Address of Referring Doctor: _________________________________________________________

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Tel No. Hospital: ________________Clinic:______________ Residence:_____________________________

We thank you for sparing and contributing your precious time in our endeavor of maintaining
valuable patient databank and provide best of our advanced medical facilities.


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Reg. No.: Gamma                 /03                           Date____________________________________

Admission Date :___________________________Treatment Date:_________________________________

Gamma Knife Surgeon : _____________________________________________________________________