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Ultrasound-triggered pain relief

The ability to release an anaesthetic from liposomes by applying ultrasound opens up the possibility of managing localized pain on-demand.

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  1. Institut Galien, UMR CNRS 8612, Université Paris-Sud, Chatenay-Malabry, France

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Correspondence to Patrick Couvreur.