Physicians at Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, Syracuse, N.Y., are the first in the world to use minimally invasive MRI-guided laser technology in a multi-stage approach to treat a rare, sometimes life-threatening genetic disease, the hospital says.
The condition is called tuberous sclerosis, which causes non-cancerous tumors, called tubers, to grow in the brain leading to a host of symptoms. Doctors at Upstate also have used the technology to successfully treat epilepsy and other brain-related disorders.
Register or login for access to this item and much more
All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.
Community members receive:
- All recent and archived articles
- Conference offers and updates
- A full menu of enewsletter options
- Web seminars, white papers, ebooks
Already have an account? Log In
Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access