Google Glass Helps Live Stream Surgery

Many scoffed at the idea of Google Glass, the computer you wear like glasses, but surgeons have begun to use the software to live stream and consult during the surgeries.

Dr. Christopher Kaeding is the Professor of Orthopedics at Ohio State University, the Executive Director of OSU Sports Medicine and the Head Team Physician for the Sports Department. He became one of the first surgeons to use this technology for this purpose. On August 21, 2013 Dr. Kaeding performed an operation on the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in the knee of a 47-year-old woman, while consulting with Dr. Robert Magnussen, an assistant professor of clinical orthopedics at Ohio State, who sat in his office.

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