MR-Guided Ultrasound Neurosurgery for the Treatment of Brain Tumors

Project Name: MR-Guided Ultrasound Neurosurgery for the Treatment of Brain Tumors
Status: Closed
Primary Site: Universitäts-Kinderspital Zürich, FUS-Center
Sponsor Organization: Focused Ultrasound Foundation
Funded Date: Nov 10, 2014
Funding Period: Nov 10, 2014 - Nov 09, 2016
Funding Program: Brain Program
Category: Clinical Research
Amount Awarded: $127,391.00


The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety of MRI-guided focused ultrasound thermal ablation of brain tumors performed through intact human skull using the ExAblate transcranial system. We will collect data to establish the basic safety of this type of treatment as the basis for later studies that will evaluate its clinical efficacy.

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