TITLE

Mobile magnetic resonance imaging system provides scans during surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Moulton, Donalee
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/1/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 5, pE77
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) system in the removal of brain tumors in Canada. Dr. Ivar Mendez, who is a neurosurgeon, said that the MRI system allows the surgeon to see clearly where the brain tumour is and to determine if the tumour has been completely removed. According to the article, the system is also being used for resection of pituitary tumours through the patient's nose.
ACCESSION #
43887369

 

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