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Neurosciences

Common Conditions Treated

Common indications for Gamma Knife

  • metastatic tumors within the head originating from a primary site elsewhere in the body
  • malignant or benign tumors originating within the brain or its coverings, including gliomas, meningiomas, pituitary and pineal tumors, acoustic neuromas, and others
  • Arterial Venous Malformations (AVMs) and other vascular disorders of the brain
  • trigeminal neuralgia (if conservative therapy fails)
  • movement disorders, such as some cases of essential tremor in patients who are not candidates for deep brain stimulation

Learn more about Gamma Knife procedures and what to expect.