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Doctors in China are using 5G internet to do surgery from far away

Qi Yong of the Second People’s Hospital supervises a surgery hundreds of kilometres awayChina News Service/Getty By Yvaine Ye The future of surgery could be remote. Doctors in China successfully directed a team hundreds of kilometres away to perform heart surgery using a 5G mobile internet connection. This follows on from a surgeon who recently… Read More »

Turkish man makes medical history after successful surgery on melon-sized aneurysm

A 63-year-old Turkish man has made medical history after becoming the only known survivor of a complex surgery on his melon-sized abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) in the first successful surgery on an aneurysm of that size. The case was published in the prestigious bimonthly Texas Heart Institute Journal this month. Just hours after blowing out… Read More »