Intraoperative magnetic resonance image guidance in neurosurgery

Jonathan S. Lewin, Andrew Metzger, Warren R. Selman

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Recently, there has been a burgeoning interest in the use of image-guided navigation to improve the safety and effectiveness of neurosurgical procedures. The intraoperative use of magnetic resonance imaging (MR) provides the most accurate guidance available. This report discusses the hardware and software improvements that have made intraoperative MRI a reality and describes the use of this technology for neurosurgical intraoperative guidance. (C) Wiley-Liss, Inc.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)512-524
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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