Published in Pharma Law Weekly, December 6th, 2005
"Intrinsic optical signals in response to somatosensory stimuli were intraoperatively recorded during brain tumor surgery," scientists in Japan reported.
"In the present study, the authors report on the use of this technique as an intraoperative guide for the safe resection of tumors adjacent to or within the sensorimotor cortex. In 14 patients with tumors adjacent to or within the sensorimotor cortex, intrinsic optical signals in response to somatosensory stimuli were recorded by illuminating the brain surface with Xe white light and imaging...
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