A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Feasibility of Transcranial MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery in the Treatment of Brain Tumors

Project Name: A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Feasibility of Transcranial MRI-Guided Focused Ultrasound Surgery in the Treatment of Brain Tumors
Status: Closed
Primary Site: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Sponsor Organization: INSIGHTEC, Ltd.
Funded Date: Jun 15, 2011
Funding Period: Jun 15, 2011 - Jun 15, 2012
Funding Program: Brain Program
Category: Clinical Research
Amount Awarded: $190,000.00

Abstract

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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