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Hand-held brain scanner gets trial

London's air ambulance is trialling a hand-held scanner which can detect potentially life-threatening brain injuries.

London's air ambulance is trialling a hand-held scanner which can detect potentially life-threatening brain injuries.

The device, called an "infrascanner", can spot clots on the surface of the brain, which - if left untreated - can lead to disability or death.

Fergus Walsh reports.

  • 30 Dec
  • From the section Health