Doctors use see-through plastic ‘window’ to monitor injured patient’s brain

The implant allows testing of new imaging techniques: authors.
HealthDay News
Clear experimental skull implant may enable functional ultrasound imaging of the brain for patients with serious head injuries.

Doctors have for the first time inserted a transparent skull replacement into a patient, to enable them to better view the function of his brain.

The transparent skull replacement offers doctors a window to both monitor his progress and test new and better scanning methods for assessing brain health.