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Digital Doctor Aids

Japanese Surgeon Uses an iPad Surgical Assistant During an Operation

— June 5, 2010 — Lifestyle
The iPad surgical assistant app may not exist in America, but it sure exists in one operating room in Japan. In the video above, a Japanese surgeon is using an iPad to help him during surgery.

The iPad surgical assistant video is definitely a little weird. The surgeon in the video is using the iPad to zoom in and out of a photo of the patient, all while he is operating. This seems weird to me, but then again new medical procedures are usually received in lukewarm fashion. It is possible that the use of an iPad during surgery might become the norm.
Trend Themes
1. Ipad Surgical Assistant - The use of an iPad as a surgical assistant during operations has the potential to revolutionize the medical industry.
2. Digital Medical Tools - The integration of digital devices and applications into surgery could lead to more efficient and precise procedures.
3. Tech-enabled Surgery - The use of technology, such as iPads, in surgical settings is an emerging trend that could enhance the capabilities of surgeons.
Industry Implications
1. Medical Technology - The development of innovative digital tools for surgical procedures presents opportunities for growth in the medical technology industry.
2. Healthcare - The incorporation of iPads and other digital devices in surgeries has the potential to transform healthcare practices and improve patient outcomes.
3. Gadget Manufacturing - The demand for technological gadgets, such as iPad surgical assistants, could drive growth in the gadget manufacturing industry.
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