RF tags help ensure there is no sponge left behind

10/7/2010 | HealthDay News

Radio-frequency microchips placed inside surgical sponges could help ensure they are not left inside of patients after surgery, researchers said. The tags, used in conjunction with manual counting and X-ray detection, could help improve patient safety.

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