Semin intervent Radiol 1999; 16(1): 39-49
DOI: 10.1055/s-0028-1082188
Copyright © 1999 by Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging for Microtherapy and Open Surgery

Dietrich H.W. Grönemeyer* , Ference A. Jolesz , R. Lufkin§ , R. Kilkinis , A. Melzer, R. M.M. Seibel*
  • *Department of Radiology and Microtherapy, University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany
  • †EFMT-Research and Development Center for Microtherapy at the University of Bochum, Germany
  • ‡Brigham and Women Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • §Department of Radiology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
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Publication Date:
05 September 2008 (online)


This article summarizes different magnetic resonance imaging systems and their uses for a variety of interventional procedures. Their uses in oncologic situations, biopsies, cancer therapy, open surgery, and three-dimensional imaging are described.