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The GPS of Brain Surgery – CNL
One of the latest advancements in brain surgery is using the intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) system that provides real-time imagery of the brain during the operation. It’s like a map that is constantly updated as each portion of the tumor is removed. Jeff Weinberg, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains why this technology is so important and how it improves chances of survival.
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Title: The GPS of Brain Surgery – CNL
Summary: One of the latest advancements in brain surgery is using the intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) system that provides real-time imagery of the brain during the operation. It’s like a map that is constantly updated as each portion of the tumor is removed. Jeff Weinberg, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Neurosurgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains why this technology is so important and how it improves chances of survival.
Keywords: Cancer Newsline, CNL, BrainSUITE, intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging, imri, Jeff Weinberg, brain, cancer
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