Volume 11 Issue 2 - February 2013
Intraoperative MRI
The intraoperative MRI surgical suite is a full-service operating room that allows MR imaging during surgery without moving the patient from the surgical table
Intraoperative MRI allows visualization of lesions, which may shift after a craniotomy is performed and can allow a more extensive resection
Intraoperative MRI may be used to detect complications, such as bleeding, allowing treatment before the patient leaves the operating room
Neurosurgical indications for intraoperative MRI include resection of tumors, vascular malformations, and epileptic foci
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©2013 MGH Department of Radiology

Janet Cochrane Miller, D. Phil., Author
Raul N. Uppot, M.D., Editor