What are the advantages of stereotactic spine radiosurgery?

Stereotactic spine radiosurgery requires virtually no recovery time. It often results in rapid pain control that can significantly improve functionality.

Stereotactic spine radiosurgery can be used for:

  • Pain relief
  • First line of treatment for spine tumors
  • Treatment of residual tumor(s) after surgery
  • Tumor recurrence following conventional treatment(s)
  • Alternative option when other treatments haven’t been successful

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 01/31/2019.

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