Mobile magnetic resonance imaging system provides scans during surgery

Moulton, Donalee
September 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/1/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 5, pE77
Academic Journal
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.


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