Video: New MRI-Guided Laser Surgery for Children with Brain Tumors and Epilepsy
Dr. Zulma Tovar-Spinoza discusses the new MRI-Guided Laser Surgery for children with brain tumors and epilepsy now available at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital in Syracuse, NY.
Dr. Tovar-Spinoza is a pioneer in this new technique, and Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital is among the first in the country to offer this minimally invasive surgery that is producing encouraging results for patients and families.
Video: Animation of Laser Ablation Procedure
Video: Golisano Children's Hospital first in world to use new procedure
A team of physicians at Upstate are the first in the world to use minimally invasive MRI guided laser technology to treat a rare pediatric brain disease that leads to many symptoms. The technology has also been used to successfully treat epilepsy and other brain related disorders.
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