MRI scan of brain tumour showing route for surgery

MRI scan of brain tumour showing route for surgery

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Caption: Brain tumour. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan through a patient's head showing a brain tumour (white). This scan is used for computer- aided brain surgery. The dotted green line is the surgical route to the tumour. The patient's face is at right. In computer-aided brain surgery many such scans are programmed into a powerful MKM stereotaxic microscope. The microscope plots the position of the tumour (as it has here), then maps it in 3-D virtual reality. The surgeon looks into the microscope and is guided where to cut and how to avoid delicate brain tissue. When the tumour is reached it is destroyed by a laser on the microscope that is operated by a joystick.

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