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Telemanipulation, telepresence, and virtual reality for surgery in the year 2000
Author(s): Richard M. Satava M.D.
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Paper Abstract

The new technologic revolution in medicine is based upon information technologies, and telemanipulation, telepresence and virtual reality are essential components. Telepresence surgery returns the look and feel of `open surgery' to the surgeon and promises enhancement of physical capabilities above normal human performance. Virtual reality provides basic medical education, simulation of surgical procedures, medical forces and disaster medicine practice, and virtual prototyping of medical equipment.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 1995
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2351, Telemanipulator and Telepresence Technologies, (21 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.197307
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Richard M. Satava M.D., Walter Reed Army Medical Ctr. and ARPA (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2351:
Telemanipulator and Telepresence Technologies
Hari Das, Editor(s)

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