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Fig. 7 | Breast Cancer Research

Fig. 7

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

Fig. 7

Ex-vivo validation case study. An electrosurgical hand-piece was moved through the mastectomy specimen in coag mode from normal breast tissue, into tumour and out through normal tissue. A simultaneous video recording reveals the position of the hand-piece in relation to the specimen and the generated spectra and demonstrates good correlation with the recognition software compared to macroscopic findings

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