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Surgical smart knife identifies brain tumours

Researchers at Imperial College London are developing a device that could help neurosurgeons to identify cancerous brain tumours in real time.

Dubbed the "iKnife" it is hoped that it could allow tumours to be removed more precisely and reduce the risk of them coming back.

Alastair Duncan reports.

This video contains some graphic images of surgery.

  • 25 May 2015
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