Lighting up breast tumors during surgery

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Four panels of an excised tumor. Different panels show how the excised tumor looks under different types of light.
NIBIB-funded researchers are developing an imaging method that would allow surgeons to better identify cancerous cells in breast tumor margins during surgery. This technique could lead to a reduction in follow-up breast cancer surgeries and reduce rates of breast cancer recurrence.

Researchers develop wireless implantable vascular monitoring system

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Researchers are improving the odds for patients with the development of an implantable soft electronic vascular monitoring system. Their smart stent and printed soft sensors, is capable of wireless real-time monitoring of hemodynamics without batteries or circuits. Source: Science Daily/Georgia Tech

Breakthrough tech enables seizure localization in minutes

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New research introduces a novel network analysis technology that uses minimally invasive resting state electrophysiological recordings to localize seizure onset brain regions and predict seizure outcomes in just 10 minutes. Source: Carnegie Mellon University