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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At the Nicholson Center, our primary focus has been testing the feasibility of telesurgery across metropolitan hospital systems.
7) For purposes of this Note, telesurgery will solely refer to the above definition to avoid any confusion.
While the technology still falls short of supporting telesurgery for Soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army Medical Command's Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center successfully conducted a robotic telesurgery over the Internet at a conference in April 2005.
Realtime transfer of live video images in parallel with three-dimensional modeling of the surgical field in computer-assisted telesurgery.
The first issue will include stories on robotic surgery, preventing wrong--site surgeries, chronomedicine, telesurgery, and OR automation.
A ZEUS system was used in the world's first transatlantic telesurgery in September 2001 when a surgeon in New York operated on a patient located in France.
163) Not withstanding any technological glitches or problems, telesurgery is almost identical to in person surgery in terms of the impact of the surgeon's movements; the estimated time delay between a remote physician's movements and the return video image displayed on the screen was less than 200 milliseconds.
The biggest hurdle to long distance telesurgery is the time lag caused by transmitting information along telecommunication lines.
The biggest hurdle to long-distance telesurgery is the time lag caused by transmitting information along telecommunication lines.
military was working on telesurgery, the ability to operate from a distance.
Teleoperating systems and telesurgery allow the operator to perform surgery from a remote site.
You can study issues of image processing, automated management of database information, robotic automation of laboratories, computer-assisted diagnosis, multimedia for physician and patient education, virtual and telesurgery, and many other issues.