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Future Uses for the iPad in the Operating Room: a Game Changer ?

The built in sensors and communication capabilities of the iPad could lead to new types of assistive surgical instruments that could make the iPad a game changer in the operating room. The iPad could be brought directly into the operative field in a small sterile bag where the touch interface makes it possible to change settings even using gloved hands.

Surgeon using iPad in the Operating Room

A Surgeon is already finding uses for his iPad in the OR. “Look, I’m looking at a spine here and I can zoom in to where the disc is herniated. I can pull it up and exactly measure what the canal size is, for herniation at,” Palma said. The story is being reported by WMBFnew.com, […]