Probe burns out brain tumours

Davies, Anne
December 1994
New Scientist;12/17/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1956, p23
Reports on the development of a technique called radio-frequency ablation for treating brain tumors. Use of interventional magnetic resonance imaging; Duration of treatment; Suitability of the treatment.


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