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Marc Levivier, Rafael E. Carrillo, Rémi Charrier, André Martin and Jean-Philippe Thiran

T he Leksell Gamma Knife (LGK, Elekta AB) is a dedicated device for cranial radiosurgery using concomitant gamma rays emitted from 60 Co radiation sources focusing at an isocenter. This design provides unique dosimetry characteristics with a very steep gradient. 10 , 13 , 17 , 18 Usually, multiple isocenters are used to shape the desired irradiation to the target volume with a high conformity and selectivity. Manual forward planning (i.e., the user places each isocenter at specific stereotactic coordinates) is currently the standard, most frequent way to plan