Stereotactic Radiosurgery
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Stereotactic Radiosurgery Usage

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Reasons for Procedure

SRS is used to:

  • Stop cancerous and noncancerous tumor growth
  • Shrink cancerous and noncancerous tumors
  • Close off arteriovenous malformations (AVMs)—abnormal blood vessels that disrupt blood flow to the brain
  • Treat disorders such as:
  • Trigeminal neuralgia —a condition that causes facial pain
  • Epilepsy —a disorder that causes seizures

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