This system really had a most remarkable history. The first human procedure on April 15 1994, a biopsy of a pelvic tumor was the start of many clinical firsts. We are deeply saddened to convey that MRT Serial# 000 has expired. About 10 days before there had been an interruption of the chilled water supply (the nemesis of the system), the cold heads failed and shortly after, the magnet quenched. After a round of troubleshooting, praying and attempted clairvoyance it was determined that there had been a failure somewhere in the windings inside the cryostat, and that after...
This conference will be the first to focus exclusively on the health issues experienced by patients of meningioma, the most common type of all primary brain and central nervous system (CNS) tumors.
More than 140 patients attended the first ever Meningioma Awareness Day at BWH to hear about the latest research, diagnosis, treatment and coping strategies. The conference, sponsored by the Brain Science Foundation and BWH, focused on health issues of patients with meningioma, a tumor that develops from the tissue covering the brain and spinal cord.
The Insight Software Consortium (ISC) and the National Alliance for Medical Image Computing (NA-MIC) will host a one-day MICCAI 2007 workshop featuring peer-reviewed, Open Science publications that highlight open source data and software.