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Related to telepresence surgery: Remote surgery
robotic surgery performed under the supervision of a surgeon remote from the patient.
Nintendo surgeryA popular term for a long-distance surgical procedure performed with video-game-like controls (i.e., “Nintendo” controls), guided by laparoscopy and live video, and facilitated by miniaturised tools and computerised technologies. The operator is located at a distance (across the room or in another time zone) from a “tight” operating field.
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.