In this video, Dr. Gavin Quigley, Consultant Neurosurgeon at a large teaching hospital in Belfast, UK, talks about real-time intraoperative ultrasound for neurosurgical imaging and how he uses it in his daily practice. Real-time intraoperative ultrasound imaging helps Dr. Gavin Quigley to:
UCSF (University of California San Francisco) is ranked by U.S. News as a top-five hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in the United States1. Recently-retired Dr. Jeffrey Yablon was a neurosurgery faculty member at UCSF, and Medical Director of Queen of the Valley, a medical center serving the Napa Valley region in Northern California. The following is from a 2014 BK Ultrasound video profile with Dr. Yablon.
Dr. Gavin Quigley is a prominent consultant neurosurgeon based at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where his team provide care for 1.8 million people. Dr. Quigley has previously worked as an advisor for HIQA (Health Information and Quality Assessment) in the Republic of Ireland and for NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) in the UK, and was appointed as a Consultant Neurosurgeon to the National Neurosurgical Unit in Dublin, Ireland in 2006. He returned to Northern Ireland in 2009, taking up his current position at The Royal Victoria Hospital.
Dr. Kare Fugleholm is a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Rigshopitalet in Copenhagen, whose department of neurosurgery is among the largest neurosurgical departments in Europe covering all aspects of brain surgery and peripheral nerve surgery.
Ultrasound can offer major benefits during surgery that helps clinicians view real-time shifts or changes of anatomical structures.
Watch our video interview of Dr. Quigley to learn how he uses ultrasound for neurosurgery, and the benefits he enjoys from integrating ultrasound with a guidance system. You will also learn how Dr. Quigley has successfully integrated his BK ultrasound system with BrainLab Neuronavigation technology.