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2009-07-16 16:25:52

University of Cincinnati neurosurgeons say they used a new technology involving the creation of a 3-D map to remove a large tumor from a patient's brain. The surgeons used multiple brain scans that were fused and installed into a surgical guidance computer, whose function is similar to that of a global-positioning system. By revealing the fist-sized tumor's relationship to all the functional centers, electrical pathways, arteries and veins in the patient's brain, the surgeons were able to...

2008-11-11 18:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 350 brain tumor patients, caregivers, friends and loved ones will join premier experts in neurology, research, neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, pathology and caregiving, for a day of information, support, and awareness about brain tumors and the importance of early detection, at the 7th Annual Brain Tumor Awareness Day Conference. Features include a session highlighting "Cell Phones and Brain Tumors." Where: Schwartz Lecture Hall "F" NYU...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.