[Non-invasive trans-cranial magnetic resonance imaging-guided focused ultrasounds surgery to treat neurologic disorders]

Antonino Giarratano, Massimo Midiri, Cesare Gagliardo, Andrea Cortegiani, Domenico Iacopino, Alessandro Napoli, Angelo Franzini, Carlo Catalano, Antonella Giugno, Danilo Canzio, Laura Geraci

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In past years non-invasive clinical applications of magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound for the treatment of neurological disorders have been hampered by technical limitations that today have been finally overcome. In 2015, for the first time in the world, the very first treatments have been performed in Italy by the use of an affordable 1.5T magnetic resonance unit. The clinical results obtained to date and all the future possible applications are very promising and pave the way towards safe and effective treatment options once unthinkable.
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)242-245
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine

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