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Saturday, 31 August 2013

Doctor Wearing Google Glass Live Streams Surgery

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A surgeon in Ohio wearing Google Glass live streamed a knee surgery to remote colleagues, demonstrating how the medical world can use wearable technology like Glass.


Dr. Christopher Kaeding, a surgeon at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, was performing a surgery on a 47-year-old patient's injured knee ligament, during this milestone event. Kaeding wore Google Glass during the surgery to show his live point-of-view to people miles away, according to the university statement.


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Kaeding's Ohio State colleagues and several medical students watched the surgery on video from different locations in Columbus, Ohio. Read more...


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