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Look! It’s my liver online

Jul 16, 20031 min
Data Center

The Boston Globe reports today that more hospitals are starting to broadcast surgeries over the Internet as a teaching tool and means of marketing their surgical offerings.

While Rosinski lay unconscious one day last month, Mass. General transmitted his laparoscopic prostate cancer surgery live over the Internet. Dr. Douglas Dahl located Rosinski’s prostate gland and tumor with a tiny camera inserted through his belly button. Meanwhile, the audience watching close-up shots of the bloody interior of Rosinski’s pelvis and the yellow fat that covers the bladder grew to 1,400.

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