Computed tomography-directed stereotaxy for biopsy and interstitial irradiation of brain tumors: Technical note Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brachytherapy
  • Brain Neoplasms
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • A computed tomographic-stereotactic system based on the Leksell stereotactic frame has been used to implant radioactive 125I sources into (28 procedures) or to biopsy (2 procedures as biopsy only, 2 in conjunction with the implantation of a radioactive source) malignant brain tumors. In every instance, the selected target was reached precisely, allowing accurate diagnosis and treatment.

publication date

  • January 1982

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 7050762

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 38

end page

  • 42

volume

  • 11

number

  • 1 I