The Benefits of Real-Time Intraoperative Ultrasound for Neurosurgery

Posted by BK Medical on Nov 2, 2017 12:00:00 PM

In this video, Dr. Gavin Quigley, Consultant Neurosurgeon at a large teaching hospital in Belfast, UK, talks about real-time intraoperative ultrasound for neurosurgical imaging and how he uses it in his daily practice. Real-time intraoperative ultrasound imaging helps Dr. Gavin Quigley to:

  • Asses the degree of brain shift
  • Identify the position of cysts and whether they’ve been decompressed
  • Confirm catheter position
  • Track needle position
  • Judge the degree of resection
  • Identify potential postoperative hematomas



Topics: Surgery, Intraoperative Ultrasound, Neurosurgery and Spine, Brain Shift, Tumor Resection

Written by BK Medical