Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT) in Neuro-Oncology

Timothy H. Lucas II, MD, PhD, explains the indications, mechanism of action, advantages and potential side effects of laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) for the ablation of brain tumors and epileptic foci. Dr. Lucas’ presentation includes real-time imaging of ablation procedures and a discussion of what remains to be clarified for LITT outcomes in neuro-oncology.