Category: Surgery

June 10, 2020 0

Leaving residual tumours


Two-thirds of brain metastases give off fluorescence following administration of 5-aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA), which could potentially assist surgeons in identifying such tumours.

July 16, 2018 0

To resect or not to resect?

By CH Unnikrishnan

Compartment resection in oral cancers, which involves the removal of a whole compartment of the oral cavity to prevent the cancer from recurring, continues to divide the surgeon community, going by discussions this year’s at Cancon, held in Bengaluru on 23-24 June.