SRS Indications

Indications for treatment with Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) include intracranial and extracranial tumors, benign or malignant, primary or metastatic. Indications also include the so-called “functional” and “anatomical malformations”.

In summary, the main indications for Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS) are:

➦  Brain metastasis, both solitary (one) and multiple.


Acoustic Neuroma

Pituitary tumors (secreting and non-secreting)

Arteriovenous malformations (AVM)

“Low-Grade” Gliomas

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Primary or Metastatic tumors of the Spinal Cord

Chordomas and Chondrosarcomas scull base

Paragangliomas (Glomus Jugulare)



Spasticity treatment, neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor

Re-irradiation of primary and secondary tumors

Patients with the conditions listed above are not all eligible for Stereotactic Radiosurgery.

Only by examining their medical record by specialized doctors will they know if their condition needs treatment with Stereotactic Radiosurgery.

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