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Interstitial Laser Therapy of Head and Neck Lesions

  • M. G. Mack
  • T. J. Vogl
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

The head and neck area contains a multitude of small, complexly arranged anatomic structures; intimate knowledge of normal spatial relationships and variations is necessary in planning and implementing appropriate therapy. Lesions often lie near vital structures, complicating diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Improved visualization during such procedures can therefore provide the physician with critical information, enhancing safety and improving outcomes (Duckwiler et al. 1989; Fried and Jolesz 1993; Yousem 1992).

Keywords

Pleomorphic Adenoma Magn Reson Image Coagulative Necrosis Neck Lesion Interstitial Laser 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. G. Mack
    • 1
  • T. J. Vogl
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Virchow HospitalHumboldt UniversityBerlinGermany

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