Probe-based three-dimensional confocal laser endomicroscopy of brain tumors: technical note


Belykh E., Patel A. A. , Miller E. J. , Bozkurt B. , Yagmurlu K., Woolf E. C. , ...More

CANCER MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH, vol.10, pp.3109-3123, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.2147/cmar.s165980
  • Title of Journal : CANCER MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH
  • Page Numbers: pp.3109-3123

Abstract

Background: Confocal laser endomicroscopy (CLE) is used during fluorescence-guided brain tumor surgery for intraoperative microscopy of tumor tissue with cellular resolution. CLE could augment and expedite intraoperative decision-making and potentially aid in diagnosis and removal of tumor tissue.