"It is apparent that iMRI is effective in improving the extent of resection," he said. "The accumulation of evidence suggests that the improvement of extent of resection in both high and low grade gliomas, pediatric tumors and pituitary tumors is important to improve outcomes."
Dr. Dacey's center recently published their pediatric experience which he said indicates that the need for repeat surgeries decreased with eight percent of non-iMRI patients requiring re-surgery within two weeks post procedure compared to no re-surgeries for iMRI patients.
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