Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) stereotaxis using the Patil System - A technical note

A. A. Patil, W. S. Yamanashi, J. W. Ross-Duggan, P. D. Lester

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Abstract

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scanning would prove useful for lesions that are not visualized on computed tomography (CT) scan or are better defined on MRI scan. The problem of reference marker visualization can be overcome by coating them with mineral oil or by placing paramagnetic fluid filled rods on them. The unique construction of the Patil System permits its use even in a strong magnetic field. The technique of MRI stereotaxis using this stereotaxic system without any modification is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)141-143
Number of pages3
JournalActa Neurochirurgica
Volume82
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1986

Keywords

  • MRI
  • brain biopsy
  • stereotaxy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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