Is the image guidance of ultrasonography beneficial for neurosurgical routine?

@article{Miller2007IsTI,
  title={Is the image guidance of ultrasonography beneficial for neurosurgical routine?},
  author={Dorothea Miller and Stefan B J Heinze and Wuttipong Tirakotai and Oliver Bozinov and Oguzkan S{\"u}r{\"u}c{\"u} and Ludwig Benes and Helmut Bertalanffy and Ulrich Sure},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={2007},
  volume={67 6},
  pages={579-87; discussion 587-8}
}
BACKGROUND Intraoperative US has been widely used in neurosurgical procedures. However, images are often difficult to read. In the present study, we evaluate whether the image guidance of ultrasonography is helpful for the interpretation of US scans. METHODS Twenty-nine patients with tumor were operated on with the aid of intraoperative US from January to June 2005. Image-guided sonography was used in 13 cases and nonnavigated US technology in the remaining cases. We compared the 2… CONTINUE READING

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