Therapy judgment

The main therapy judgment on Gamma knife is benign and malignant tumors, located in a scull cavity, brain metastases, vascular malformations, trigeminal neuralgia, uvea melanoma and other diseases.

Treatment with Gamma knife is NOT allowed in the following cases:

  1. Maximum size of a neoplasm exceeds 30 mm (except patients with arteriovenous malformations)
  2. Hard decompensated patient`s condition
  3. Continuum of acute symptoms of brain compression
  4. Raised intracranial pressure

Brain tumors

  • Acoustic tumors
  • Meningiomae of any locations
  • Pituitary adenomae
  • Metastases single and multiple
  • Craniopharyngiomae
  • Recidivating of glial tumors, or residual tumors after surgical removal, radiation therapy and chemotherapy
  • Chordomae
  • Neurinomae of V, VII, IX, X, XI, XII nerves
  • Pinealomae
  • Germinomae
  • Hemangioblastomae
  • Hemangiopericytomae
  • Angiomyoneuroma

Brain vascular diseases

  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Cavernomae
  • Hemangiomae

Brain functional diseases

  • Trigeminal neuralgia
  • Parkinsonism and essential tremor
  • Temporal lobe epilepsy
  • Multifocal epilepsy
  • Pain syndrome on thalamic syndrome
  • Pain syndrome on multifocal metastatic lesion of axial skeleton bones

Eye diseases

  • Amphiblestrodes melanoma
  • Progressive glaucoma