Stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic radiotherapy for brain metastases

Halasz, Lia M.; Rockhill, Jason K.
July 2013
Surgical Neurology International;2013, Vol. 4 Issue 5, pS185
Academic Journal
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy (HFSRT) have become important treatment modalities for brain metastases. While effective, there are still areas of extensive debate on its appropriate use in patients with life-limiting diseases. This review provides an overview of the indications and challenges of SRS and HFSRT in the management of brain metastases.


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