Doctors use Xbox Kinect in cancer surgery

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by Kassz007, Mar 22, 2011.


    Interesting tidbit on the Xbox Kinect:

    "Dr. Calvin Law and his team at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre use Microsoft’s Kinect video game sensor during cancer surgery to view critical patient imaging."

    "It’s like having a GPS navigator in the operating room, said Dr. Law who has used the technology in six liver cancer surgeries in the last month or so."

    "Before the innovation, Dr. Law had to leave the sterile field around the patient, put on another pair of gloves, review images on their computer, memorize the data, re-sterilize and return to the operating table."