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Futureproof Extra: The Cutting-Edge Tech of Modern Operating Theatres

For most of us, our image of what goes on in an operating theatre comes from television and movies; we think scalpels, scrubs, facemasks, and beeping heart monitors, etc. What we don’t envisage, is robots and augmented reality glasses but increasingly...

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06.30 5 Jul 2022


Futureproof Extra: The Cutting-Edge Tech of Modern Operating Theatres



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06.30 5 Jul 2022


For most of us, our image of what goes on in an operating theatre comes from television and movies; we think scalpels, scrubs, facemasks, and beeping heart monitors, etc.

What we don’t envisage, is robots and augmented reality glasses but increasingly modern surgery is incorporating these and other cutting-edge technologies into their systems and procedures.

So just what does the operating theatre of 2022 look like?

Connor Green is Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at the National Orthopaedic Hospital Cappagh. He joins Jonathan to discuss.


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