History of intraoperative ultrasound in neurosurgery

ArticleinNeurosurgery Clinics of North America 12(1):155-66, ix · February 2001with68 Reads
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    Abstract

    This article chronicles the development of real-time ultrasound for use in operations in the central nervous system. Described are the technology and the various applications of ultrasound in the neurosurgical operating room. The use of real-time ultrasound to localize, characterize, and instrument lesions of the brain and spinal chord are discussed.