Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine claim they have developed an injectable fluorescent liquid that will cause peripheral nerves to glow during surgery. Experts said they injected it into mice and found that it allowed for nerves to become more clearly distinguishable. Should this prove to be usable among human patients, it could help surgeons avoid accidental damage to small and sensitive nerves.
Tests by the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine showed that the effect lasted for up to eight hours with no real side effects.
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