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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The continuing evolution of telerobotic surgery holds the promise of immense benefits in healing that cannot yet be imagined.
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.