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3D Surgery Simulation

  • Apr 18th, 2017
  • Guy Paterson

Everyone knows the adage "Measure Twice, Cut Once"  in carpentry - how about applying that to complex surgeries.

Critical care doctor Peter Weinstock shows how surgical teams are using a blend of Hollywood special effects and 3D printing to create amazingly lifelike reproductions of real patients — so they can practice risky surgeries ahead of time. Think: "Operate twice, cut once." Glimpse the future of surgery in this forward-thinking talk.

https://www.ted.com/talks/peter_weinstock_lifelike_simulations_that_make_real_life_surgery_safer#t-791150

From TED Talks by Peter Weinstock, Boston Children's Hospital January 2016

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Guy Paterson

Co-Chair Health Opportunites, Greater Saskatoon Chamber of  Commerce

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