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Medical "Lightsabers": Laser Scalpels Get Ultrafast, Ultra-Accurate, and Ultra-Compact Makeover, University of Texas Study



4/24/2012 7:43:13 AM

Whether surgeons slice with a traditional scalpel or cut away with a surgical laser, most medical operations end up removing some healthy tissue, along with the bad. This means that for delicate areas like the brain, throat, and digestive tract, physicians and patients have to balance the benefits of treatment against possible collateral damage.

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