3D Organ Holograms Bring Out-of-Body Experience for Surgeons
January 7, 2014
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An Israeli firm has developed 3D holographic imaging technology that allows doctors to see a patient's anatomy "floating" in mid-air during real time medical procedures. The company says successful trials of its system demonstrate that science fiction has become science fact. Rob Muir reports.
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