Study Explores Clinical Applicability of Mass Spec-coupled Surgical Tool to ID Tissues Being Cut | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The puff of smoke produced as surgeons slice through a patient's tissue with an electrosurgical "knife" may hold molecular clues for identifying the tissue itself, a new study suggests, helping to define where tumor tissue ends and unaffected tissue begins, for instance.

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