Image-Guided Neurosurgery with Intraoperative MRI

  • F. J. Jolesz
  • J. Kettenbach
  • R. Kikinis
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Image-guided, computer-assisted neurosurgery has emerged as an alternative to frame-based stereotaxy and conventional neurosurgery. Image-based information can improve localization and targeting of the operational field and thereby reduce invasiveness. The use of interactive image plane selection-based surgical navigators (Shelden et al. 1980; Kelly 1986; Roberts et al. 1986; Watanabe et al. 1987, 1991; Kato et al. 1991; Barnett et al. 1993a, 1993b; Tan et al. 1993; Reinhardt et al. 1993; Golfinos et al. 1995; Grimson et al. 1995), three-dimensional (3D) models (Gleason et al. 1994; Kikinis et al. 1996; Nakajima et al. 1997a, 1997b; Kettenbach et al. 1997; Aoki et al. 1992; Schwartz et al. 1992; Castillo and Wilson 1994), and surgical simulations (Hu et al. 1990; Koyama et al. 1995; Tampiere et al. 1995; Hsiang et al. 1996; Gibson et al. 1997) have resulted in substantial changes in planning and performing neurosurgical procedures.

Keywords

Schizophrenia Neurol Lution Gadolinium Reso 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. J. Jolesz
    • 1
  • J. Kettenbach
    • 1
  • R. Kikinis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyHarvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s HospitalBostonUSA

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