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The Visualase system is an MRI-guided, minimally invasive ablation system that allows for monitoring of treatment in real time. The system is FDA-cleared for the ablation of soft tissue, including for neurosurgical procedures.
The Visualase system uses laser therapy to destroy certain brain tumors. Once light energy is delivered to the target, temperatures begin to rise, soon destroying unwanted tissue.
Learn more about our personalized approach to brain tumor treatment at Hermelin Brain Tumor Center.
At its most basic, Visualase brain tumor laser treatment involves three steps:
Brain tumor laser therapy offers several potential benefits: