operating theatre :
- n a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical operations
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- 'Intelligent knife' tells surgeon which tissue is cancerous
Scientists have developed an "intelligent knife" that can tell surgeons immediately whether the tissue they are cutting is cancerous or not. In the first study to test the invention in the operating theatre, the "iKnife" diagnosed tissue samples from 91 patients with 100 per cent accuracy, instantly providing information that normally takes up to half an hour to reveal using laboratory tests.
July 17, 2013 - Science Daily