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robotic surgery performed under the supervision of a surgeon remote from the patient.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012Surgery 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.
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telesurgery Telepresence surgery, see there.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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In robotic or telerobotic surgery
, the surgeon operates mechanical arms from a remote computer console while viewing a virtual, 3-D operating field.
Ballantyne, professor of surgery and director of minimally invasive and telerobotic surgery
at Hackensack (NJ.) University Medical Center.
also requires fail-safe operation.
The hospital will feature leading-edge medical advances, including laparoscopic surgery, also known as minimal access surgery, and will be Canada's first site for telerobotic surgery
Specializing in laparoscopic surgery, McKinley, who also holds a degree in electrical engineering and a Masters in biomedical engineering, has become one of Canada's foremost authorities in telerobotic surgery