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A novel platform for in vivo detection of cytokine release within discrete brain regions, Zhang et al, 2018

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Indigophoton, Apr 26, 2018.

  1. Indigophoton

    Indigophoton Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    A way to measure cytokine levels in vivo using essentially a biologically coated optical fibre guided into the brain via a stereotactically positioned guide cannula.

    Potentially of interest for real-time monitoring in ME if cytokines in the brain are relevant.
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0889159118301302?via=ihub

    The paper, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbi.2018.04.011, available currently via sci-hub.tw.

    Edit: accuracy.
     
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2018
  2. alktipping

    alktipping Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    certainly not volunteering for that procedure. who would want to run al the risks involved just to be told there is no real treatment anyway.
     
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