Novel technologies advance brain surgery to benefit patients

Posted: 24 Jul 2014 09:36 AM PDT

In a milestone procedure, neurosurgeons have integrated advanced 3D imaging, computer simulation and next-generation surgical tools to perform a highly complex brain surgery through a small incision to remove deep-seated tumors. “These minimally invasive approaches permit smaller incisions and a shorter recovery. In this case, the patient was able to go home the day after the successful removal of multiple brain tumors,” said one expert.

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