Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy

Known as: LITT 
A thermal ablation therapy in which neoplasms are heated with prolonged and moderate temperature elevations. It results in coagulative necrosis in… (More)
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2018
2018
OBJECTIVE Surgical resection of the mesial temporal structures brings seizure remission in 65% of individuals with drug-resistant… (More)
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2017
2017
OBJECTIVE Complications of laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) are underreported. The authors discuss how they have… (More)
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2016
2016
Anatomically complex focal cortical dysplasias may present significant challenges to safe and complete surgical resection via… (More)
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2016
2016
OBJECTIVE To describe mesial temporal lobe ablated volumes, verbal memory, and surgical outcomes in patients with medically… (More)
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2016
2016
Subependymal giant cell astrocytoma (SEGA) is a rare tumor occurring almost exclusively in patients with tuberous sclerosis… (More)
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2014
Review
2014
Treatment of brain tumors remains challenging. Cytoreductive surgery is used as the first line treatment for most brain tumors… (More)
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2014
2014
BACKGROUND Stereotactic radiosurgery is often an effective tool for the treatment of brain metastases. A complication of… (More)
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND AND IMPORTANCE To describe the novel use of the AutoLITT System (Monteris Medical, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) for… (More)
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2012
2012
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Laser-induced thermal therapy (LITT), coupled with magnetic resonance thermal imaging (MRTI) guidance… (More)
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1996
1996
A less invasive method for treatment of tumors is being tested based on interstitial photothermal ablation via infrared Nd:YAG… (More)
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