Optical imaging is a useful tool for intraoperative functional brain mapping

Stephan B. Sobottka, Tobias Meyer, Matthias Kirsch, Tareq Juratli, Edmund Koch, Ute Morgenstern & Gabriele Schackert
Objective: Intraoperative optical imaging (IOI) is a new method (1) for a fast and contact free visualization of stimulated eloquent brain areas, (2) for the visualization of stimulation effects during brain mapping and (3) for the differentiation of functional and non-functional cortex using direct[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]