[Science] Doctors in China are using 5G internet to do surgery from far away – AI

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[Science] Doctors in China are using 5G internet to do surgery from far away – AI


Qi Yong of the Second People’s Hospital supervises a surgery hundreds of kilometres awayChina News Service/Getty By Yvaine YeThe future of surgery could be remote. Doctors in China successfully directed a team hundreds of kilometres away to perform heart surgery using a 5G mobile internet connection. This follows on from a surgeon who recently used the same technology to remotely control a surgical robot during a procedure. The appeal of long-distance surgery is that the leading specialist can help with or even intervene in operations far away from where they live. But having a reliable and fast enough connection …

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