Posts Tagged ‘fluorescence’

Quyen Nguyen: Color-coded surgery | Talk Video |

Light and colors in the operation theatre – a new approach for minimal invasive surgery. Fluorescence staining helps surgeons to tell the good from the bad.

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Researchers at the University of Washington have been able to illuminate brain tumors by injecting fluorescent nanoparticles into the bloodstream that safely cross the blood-brain barrier — an almost impenetrable barrier that protects the brain from infection. The nanoparticles remained in mouse tumors for up to five days and did not show any evidence of damaging the blood-brain barrier, according to results published this week in the journal Cancer Research. | Nanoparticles cross blood-brain barrier to enable ‚brain tumor painting‘ | University of Washington News and Information.