iKnife “Sniffing Scalpel” Technology Could Revolutionize Breast Cancer Surgery

iKnife “Sniffing Scalpel” Technology Could Revolutionize Breast Cancer Surgery
An innovative medical device dubbed an “intelligent knife,”or “iKnife” that has been under development for several years by a team of researchers at Imperial College, London, is entering clinical trials. The iKnife’s marquee capability is detecting cancer cells in smoke emitted by body tissues during electrocautery, a technique that uses an electric current to rapidly

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