Anesthesia for brain tumor resection using intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) with the Polestar N-20 system: experience and challenges.

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The Polestar N-20 Scanner (Medtronic Navigation, Louisville, CO) is an intraoperative magnetic resonance image (iMRI) guidance system designed for neurosurgery. Sixty-five patients underwent craniotomy for tumor resection using the iMRI during the period from April 2005 to December 2006. Anesthesiologists used an iMRI-compatible patient monitoring system… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinane.2008.09.004

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@article{Barua2009AnesthesiaFB, title={Anesthesia for brain tumor resection using intraoperative magnetic resonance imaging (iMRI) with the Polestar N-20 system: experience and challenges.}, author={Eric Barua and Jeffrey S. Johnston and Jeffrey T Fujii and Roger Dzwonczyk and E. A. Chiocca and Sergio D. Bergese}, journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia}, year={2009}, volume={21 5}, pages={371-6} }