Minimally Invasive Treatment for Brain Tumors

  • Dennis S. Oh
  • Peter M. Black


Minimally invasive techniques have significantly changed our ability to do expert and safe surgery for brain tumors. These techniques include neuroendoscopy, image-guided surgery in the traditional operating room, intraoperative imaging, radiosurgery, laser hypothermia, and focused ultrasound. With these, the contemporary neurosurgical oncologist has a powerful armamentarium to help in the management of brain and spinal cord tumors.


Malignant Glioma Magn Reson Image Focus Ultrasound Internal Auditory Canal Internal Auditory Meatus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dennis S. Oh
    • 1
  • Peter M. Black
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryBrigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical SchoolBoston

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