Ultrasound-triggered anaesthesia

Ultrasound pulses controlling the release of an anaesthetic encapsulated in liposomes allow for the timing, intensity and duration of sciatic-nerve blocks in rats.

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Pep Pàmies

Chief Editor, Nature Biomedical Engineering, Nature Research

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Pep Pàmies 11 days ago

The cover illustrates the concept of on-demand nerve block via ultrasound-triggered delivery of an anaesthetic.

Article: http://www.nature.com/articles/s41551-017-0117-6


Image by Scott Finnance.