IMPACT OF INTRAOPERATIVE HIGH-FIELD MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING GUIDANCE ON GLIOMA SURGERY: A PROSPECTIVE VOLUMETRIC ANALYSIS


Hatiboglu M. A. , WEINBERG J. S. , SUKI D., RAO G., PRABHU S. S. , SHAH K., ...More

NEUROSURGERY, vol.64, no.6, pp.1073-1081, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 64 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1227/01.neu.0000345647.58219.07
  • Title of Journal : NEUROSURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.1073-1081
  • Keywords: Extent of resection, Glioma surgery, Intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging, Volumetric analysis, LOW-GRADE GLIOMAS, GLIOBLASTOMA-MULTIFORME, CONTRAST ENHANCEMENT, TUMOR RESECTION, FOLLOW-UP, SURVIVAL, EXTENT, MRI, IMPLEMENTATION, NEUROSURGERY

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine the impact of intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) on the decision to proceed with additional glioma resection during surgery and to maximize extent of resection (EOR).