Stereotactic Biopsy Surgery

Contraindications

  • Lesions associated with significant mass effect should not undergo stereotactic biopsy due to the likelihood of swelling and postoperative neurologic worsening after biopsy.
  • Lesions that are possibly vascular pathologies, such as arteriovenous malformations, should not undergo stereotactic biopsy due to the risk of haemorrhage.
  • Patients with hematologic disorders may need temporary correction of their disorders prior to undergoing the procedure.
  • Very superficial lesion
  • Very large lesion