telesurgery

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telepresence surgery

robotic surgery performed under the supervision of a surgeon remote from the patient.
Synonym(s): telesurgery
Surgery performed at a distance from the patient, which is enabled by advanced robotics, computer technology and, when distances from the surgeon to the patient are great, robust formats for data transmission.

telesurgery

Telepresence surgery, see there.

telesurgery

(tel'e-sur'jer-e) [? + ?]
Surgery performed from a remote location, using robotically controlled instruments. Visual, auditory, tactile, and other feedback is provided electronically to the surgeon. Synonym: remote surgery
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77) The author believes this, along with the term telesurgery, is how the term is currently used with respect to remote surgery where the patient and surgeon are really in different places and not just separated by a few feet in the operating room.
The addition of JPEG2K Codec enables transmission of high-definition video in JPEG2K in applications such as video conferencing for enterprises, remote surgery, remote education and digital cinema.
Advances in network capacity through photonics will enable instant availability of whole libraries of information, high-definition video on demand, three-dimensional multi-sensory displays and real-time 'telepresence' by which people can immerse themselves in distant environments for remote surgery.
NEEMO 9 will demonstrate and evaluate innovative technologies and procedures for remote surgery.

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