Raman Spectroscopy: Can it change the future of Brain Tumour Surgery?

Authors

  • Qurat-Ul-Ain Virani Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Hafiza Fatima Aziz Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.
  • Shahzad Shamim Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.23-96

Abstract

Raman Spectroscopy (RS) is one of several techniques being used to identify tumour tissue during brain surgery. It is emerging as a novel investigative and diagnostic tool. The application of RS in cancer treatment has displayed promising results. This review centers around its clinical implication in brain tumours.

Keywords: Raman spectroscopy, brain tumour, neurosurgery

Published

2023-10-30

How to Cite

Qurat-Ul-Ain Virani, Hafiza Fatima Aziz, & Shahzad Shamim. (2023). Raman Spectroscopy: Can it change the future of Brain Tumour Surgery?. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 73(11), 2291–2292. https://doi.org/10.47391/JPMA.23-96

Issue

Section

EVIDENCE BASED NEURO-ONCOLOGY