Ultra low-field strength intraoperative MRI

Ultra low-field strength intraoperative MRI

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PhD thesis by Pieter Kubben on the use of low-field strength intraoperative MRI for glioblastoma surgery. The thesis starts with a systematic review and focuses afterwards on volumetry, the correlation between intraoperative contrast enhancement and histopathology, en concludes with the interim analysis of a randomized controlled trial.EOTR was assessed volumetrically and GTR was defined as agt;95% removal of the contrast-enhancing mass (including ... They used manual segmentation to measure the EOTR volumetrically, defined as removal of contrast-enhancing tissue as visible on T1-weighted MRI. ... Hatiboglu et al (2009)[18] prospectively analyzed 27 glioblastoma cases on a 1.5T scanner with a single-dose of contrast agent.

Title:Ultra low-field strength intraoperative MRI
Author:Pieter Kubben
Publisher:DigitalNeurosurgeon.com - 2013-12-27


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