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Google Glass ‘could transform the way surgery is performed’

Google Glass – a wearable computer that resembles a pair of glasses – may be set to transform the medical world, after the device has been used once again during two surgical procedures.Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Selene Parekh recently used the technology as he conducted foot and ankle surgery during the Indo-US conference in Jaipur, India.
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Breast cancer radiotherapy during surgery could ease treatment

Two new studies published in leading journals this week show how a “one-stop” targeted radiotherapy given during lumpectomy may offer some patients with early-stage breast cancer a viable alternative to current treatments. Experts say the approach looks promising but more research is needed to identify which patients are most likely to benefit…
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