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Did Ulysses meet Moby Dick with a Colt or a Smith & Wesson? A GPS to navigate the brain

In recent years, neurosurgery is pushing out towards unexplored paths, reaching places that only lately were impossible to reach or foresee.
Finding a way between the macroscopic and the microscopic can bring immense benefits to the life of patients.
Neuro-navigation is a technology that allows the surgeon to set a route through the convolutions of the brain, avoiding sensitive brain tissue.

In a “journey” straddling cinema, history and technology, we describe how this technology helps neurosurgeons during surgery.

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  • 12 May 2019
  • 10:30
  • Istituti Anatomici