Is anesthesia used in radiosurgery?

Cyberknife Radiosurgery

No anesthesia

External Beam Radiotherapy (EBRT)

Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy (IMRT)

No anesthesia

Calypso-Guided EEBRT/IMRT

No anesthesia

High-Dose-Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy

Spinal or general anesthesia during needle/catheter placement
 

Low-Dose-Rate (LDR) Brachytherapy (Seed Implant)

Spinal or general anesthesia during needle/catheter placement