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Water-based imaging maps brain neurons before surgery

Some neurosurgeons are using a new approach to visualize the brain?s delicate anatomy prior to surgery. The novel technique allows neurosurgeons to see the brain?s nerve connections thus preserving and protecting critical functions such as vision, speech and memory. No needles, dyes or chemicals are needed to create the radiology scan. The main imaging ingredient? Water.
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