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Fig. 1 | Breast Cancer Research

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From: Rapid evaporative ionisation mass spectrometry of electrosurgical vapours for the identification of breast pathology: towards an intelligent knife for breast cancer surgery

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Ex-vivo and intraoperative workflows. a Ex-vivo workflow from generation of spectra by mass spectrometry (MS) analysis of surgical aerosol through to model building by multivariate statistics leading to ex-vivo recognition of tissue in real time. b Intraoperative workflow from generation of spectra in real time by on-line MS analysis, through to determination of margin status by histopathological assessment and correlation to iKnife results

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