Tag Archives: PATHOLOGY

Handheld MasSpec Pen for Molecular Cancer Detection During Surgeries

admin/ septembrie 2, 2019/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Researchers from the University of Texas at Austin have developed a new handheld pen for rapid intraoperative cancer detection. Their work demonstrates that the tool can identify different molecular profiles between cancerous and non-cancerous tissue without harming the sampled tissues. This exciting development can one day improve cancer diagnosis and allow for more precise surgical removal of tumors. Currently, surgeons

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Drop of Blood Enough for This Device to Diagnose Brain Injury

admin/ iulie 31, 2018/ tehnologii/ 1 comments

Brain injuries, particularly the milder ones, are difficult to accurately diagnose. CT scanners can help, but often they just don’t have the resolution for clinicians to identify unusual aberrations in the image. Moreover, they expose patients to radiation, are not always available, and the process of using them and evaluating the images produced can take quite some time before results

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