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Internet of Things smart needle probes the brain during surgery

Internet of Things smart needle probes the brain during surgery

  • Posted by Karen Hurst in categories: biotech/medical , internet , neuroscience
  • The probe, which is the size of a human hair, uses an infrared light to look through the brain.
  • The device was developed by researchers at the University of Adelaide in South Australia and uses a tiny camera to identify at-risk blood vessels.
  • A “smart” needle with an embedded camera is helping doctors perform safer brain surgery.
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Internet of Things smart needle probes the brain during surgery

@lifeboathq: Internet of Things smart needle probes the brain during surgery

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

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

Internet of Things smart needle probes the brain during surgery