neuronavigation


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neuronavigation

(nū″rō-năv″ĭ-gā′shŭn)
Radiological guidance for neurosurgery. The surgeon may rely on information obtained from ultrasonic images (“sononavigation”), magnetic resonance images, PET scans, or CT data, to select tissues for excision while avoiding eloquent (speech-controlling) regions of the brain.
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operation microscope for both spinal and brain surgery with minimum following characteristics: - connection to: Neuronavigation of medtronic or brainlab.
Objective: To determine the presentation and frequency of various intracranial neoplasms and assess outcomes for patients who underwent surgery without neuronavigation.
Neuronavigation has become an omnipresent tool in the surgical management of brain tumors.
Minimally invasive image-guided keyhole aspiration of cerebral abscesses using per operative neuronavigation with CT or MR guidance are the new alternatives or using stereotaxy.
The neuronavigation system provides assistant to the design of individualized keyhole approach, especially for the precise positioning of small lesions in the brain parenchyma.
When coupled with frameless neuronavigation, it has proven to be accurate, reliable, and extremely useful in selected intra-cranial procedures.
The bone flap, whose dimensions is 4x5 cm, is placed just above the Sylvian fissure with the usage of neuronavigation.
Treatment of these tumors start with surgical resection of tumor accompanied by intraoperative adjuncts like neuronavigation, intraoperative MRI, perop ultrasound, stimulation mapping techniques and florescence guided surgery.
For example, physicians at CTCA use intraoperative neuronavigation, which is an advanced MRI system to map areas of the brain responsible for important functions.
Le service de neurochirurgie du centre hospitalo-universitaire de Bejaia s'est recemment dote d'un systeme de neuronavigation qui constitue un veritable GPS pour les chirurgiens, selon le site web du CHU.
This could be achieved with intraoperative radiography or using neuronavigation.
Resection was accomplished with neuronavigation and intraoperative motor evoked potential monitoring through stimulation of motor tracts.

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