'Virtual brain operation' moves a step closer to reality

'Virtual brain operation' moves a step closer to reality
 

Software that can map the structure of an individual human brain is being trialled in Belgium in tumour patients.
Researchers at Ghent University modelled the brains of 25 tumour patients and 11 controls.
They found that the software could accurately predict the effects of the tumour on brain connectivity.
Doctors hope to combine neuroimaging data with virtual brain modelling to improve surgical planning and outcomes in the future.
Study researcher Daniele Marinazzo told the BBC: "We can therefore think of doing a 'virtual operation', removing parts of the brain, or cutting the... read more

 
2 June 2018 in Health, Views: 68
Source: BBC
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