BrainSUITE with intra-operative MRI is a state of the art Neurosurgery operating theatre, which has the capability of intra-operative MR (magnetic resonance) imaging and MR-guided surgery. It helps surgeons to perform a high-resolution MRI during ...
How does it help?
Image guidance helps in performing precise surgery and prevents damage to healthy brain tissues, thus helping in the preservation of normal brain functions. Intra-operative MRI helps in performing an immediate assessment of the degree of tumour removal. This ensures that adequate tumour removal is performed. MRI guidance helps in immediate detection of complications.
The difference between a normal surgery and Neuro-navigation in BrainSUITE can be understood as driving with a GPS navigation system. Just as a GPS navigation system helps you in real-time through traffic routes and makes it easy for you to drive, similarly the Neuro-navigation attached to the BrainSUITE helps your surgeon to get a real-time image of the tumor, as compared to a normal surgery where MRI is done outside the OT and then tumor is visible only after the skull is opened.