Jan 20, 2017

Internet of Things smart needle probes the brain during surgery

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, internet, neuroscience

A “smart” needle with an embedded camera is helping doctors perform safer brain surgery.

The device was developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide in South Australia and uses a to identify at-risk blood vessels.

The probe, which is the size of a human hair, uses an infrared light to look through the brain.

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