Intraoperative fluorescence. The view at the surgery of gliomas in the light of innovative technologies

Volodymyr Rozumenko, Artem Rozumenko


The paper discusses the application of intraoperative fluorescence technique in surgery of cerebral gliomas. The results of clinical studies on the use of the intraoperative fluorescence compared with other intraoperative diagnostic techniques. Also the aspects of the clinical application of the most common fluorophores, the reliability and the ways of improving of intraoperative fluorescence technique were identified.


brain glioma; intraoperative fluorescence; 5-ALA; fluorescein; spectroscopy


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