DARPA’s Battlefield Robot Medic to Deploy in 2009

Wednesday, August 8, 2007

  This year is the 50th anniversary of DARPA, or the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the Pentagon research arm who turns science fiction fantasy into military reality.  DARPA conducts high-risk…

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Photographic Archiving – Insight for the OR From the Library of Congress

Monday, August 6, 2007

As part of my posts on my research on high definition surgery (and its recording) in the operating room, I posted on the limitations of still photo archiving in the…

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New HD Photo Compression System Could Help Surgical Archiving

Friday, August 3, 2007

Microsoft on Tuesday announced that the Joint Photographic Expert Group (JPEG) is considering standardization of the company’s HD Photo file format. Tentatively titled “JPEG XR,” HD Photo was…

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How We Recorded the World’s Highest Resolution Surgical Footage

Thursday, August 2, 2007

  My last post outlines the equipment I used to perform the world’s highest resolution endoscopic surgery.  Here I wanted to share what we had to do the…

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World’s Highest Resolution HDTV Surgical Camera – Ever! – First Exclusive Evaluation

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

  I have previously posted about my research on the use of high definition TV (HDTV) for surgical endoscopy.  I am honored to have participated in the evaluation…

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National Geographic’s The Living Body: DITM Featured in World’s First HDTV Broadcast of Surgical Procedure

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

I’ve mentioned the National Geographic Special “The Living Body” and wanted to fill you in on why this is such an exciting project for me.  The show follows a…

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Grand Rounds Is Up!

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Grand Rounds is upat medviews - this weeks he has a very wide range of great pieces – unencumbered by themes.  I appreciate him including my post on cadaveric…

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Biotech Missteps: Would You Prefer a Synthetic Implant or One From A Human Cadaver?

Friday, March 23, 2007

Yahoo is reporting on a Lancet study of a new spinal surgery “breakthough” today – the use of a spinal disk transplant from a cadaver by Chinese doctors. …

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