Endoscope assisted visualisation of 5-ALA induced fluorescence in malignant glioma surgery

M. Rapp, H.J. Steiger & M. Sabel
Objective: 5-ALA fluorescence-guided resection has been proven to increase the rate of complete resection of malignant gliomas. Since the visualisation of 5-ALA induced fluorescence is dependent on a sufficient exposure to fluorescent light, residual tumor tissue in deep-seated resection cavities might[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]