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Temperature mapping of magnetic resonance-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) in lymphangiomas of the head and neck.

Authors
  • Eyrich, G K
  • Bruder, E
  • Hilfiker, P
  • Dubno, B
  • Quick, H H
  • Patak, M A
  • Grätz, K W
  • Sailer, H F
Type
Published Article
Journal
Lasers in surgery and medicine
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2000
Volume
26
Issue
5
Pages
467–476
Identifiers
PMID: 10861702
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The results suggest that LITT can be performed safely with tissue preserving of vital structures and can be effective in the treatment of deep tumors, such as lymphangiomas. However, given the nature of the lesion, the potential for recurrence exists no matter what modality is chosen.

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