Category: TumorStereotactic Radiosurgery: Indications and OutcomesThompson, Todd P. M.D.; Witham, Timothy F. M.D.; Lunsford, Dade L. M.D.; Kondziolka, Douglas M.D.; Flickinger, John C. M.D.Author Information Drs. Thompson and Witham are Residents, Drs. Lunsford and Kondziolka are Professors, Department of Neurological Surgery, and Dr. Flickinger is Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA15213. Drs. Lunsford and Kondziolka serve as consultants to Elekta instruments, Inc., Atlanta, GA. The remaining authors have disclosed that they have no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Editor: Ali F. Krisht, M.D.* University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Production Assistant: Ronalda Williams Editorial Board: Ossama Al-Mefty, M.D. Evandro De Oliveira, M.D. Curtis A. Dickman, M.D. Rudolph Fahlbusch, M.D. John Fox, M.D. Allan Friedman, M.D. Douglas Kondziolka, M.D. Mark Linskey, M.D. Tom Origitano, M.D. Glenn Pait, M.D. Kalmon Post, M.D. Chandra Sen, M.D. Robert Solomon, M.D. Martin Weiss, M.D. Gazi Yasargil, M.D. * Dr. Krisht has disclosed that he has no significant relationships with or financial interests in any commercial organizations pertaining to this educational activity. Contemporary Neurosurgery: March 2000 - Volume 22 - Issue 7 - p 2-5 Buy Abstract Learning Objectives: After reading this article, the participant should be able to: Define the general guidelines and indications for the use of stereotactic radiosurgery. Describe the goals, indications, and potential benefits of the use of stereotactic radiosurgery in the treatment of acoustic neuromas, arteriovenous malformations, meningiomas, pituitary tumors, and brain metastases. Identify the outcomes of these lesions when stereotactic radiosurgery is used. Identify the outcomes error using stereotactic radiosurgery on the above stated lesions. © 2000 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.