High-field intraoperative MRI and awake craniotomy a 4-year experience with 60 patients

Arya Nabavi, Nils Warneke, Simone Göbel, Lutz Dörner, Stephan Ulmer, Olav Jansen & Hubertus Maximilian Mehdorn
Objective: Describe the method, the procedure and results of the combination of intraoperative MRI and awake craniotomy. Methods: From 09/2005 to 09/2009 322 gliomas were operated within an integrated iMRI-OR. For 60 patients with tumors adjacent to or within eloquent areas awake craniotomy[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]