Hospital link-up aids minimally invasive surgery (MIS) training:
This article was originally published in Clinica
A high-speed fibre-optic communications network linking two UK hospitals will be used to train surgeons in minimally-invasive surgery techniques. Medical students will be able to watch operations and talk to the surgeon without being present in the operating rooms at Leeds General Infirmary and St James' Hospital, Leeds. The next stage of the project will involve transmission of patient records between the sites, according to the Daily Telegraph.
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