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iPad in operating theater?!

Doctors in Japan recently used the iPad and an imaging software app from OsiriX in order to visualize a patient’s internal anatomy and cancerous lesions during an operation. And everything seems to be great – it is possible to pinch and zoom a series of images and animations to get a better look at the patient – but there is a question: what do they teach these doctors in universities that they can’t see the place to be operated without special device? I wouldn’t like to come to these doctors’ hands.