• Stereotactic radiosurgery delivers a high dose of radiation to well-defined targets in the brain. In most situations lesions of less than 3.5 cm maximum diameter are considered to be suitable.
• Thrombo-obliteration of AVMs is achieved in 60-95%, depending on size, and with 4-9% risk of neurological complications, depending on eloquence of the area.
• Vestibular schwannomas can be controlled in over 90% of cases, with 1% risk of permanent facial nerve deficit and 25% risk of hearing loss.
• Functional indications are still under evaluation.
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