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Apple Vision Pro used to assist doctor during shoulder surgery in Brazil

Apple Vision Pro used to assist doctor during shoulder surgery in Brazil

Apple Vision Pro can be an important medical aid. At least we have seen many cases of surgeons using spatial computing glasses to assist them during operations. The latest case comes to us from Brazil. An orthopedist used Vision Pro to perform successful surgery on a patient with a rotator cuff tear.

Illustration of Apple Vision Pro used in Brazil

Vision Pro: An increasingly useful tool in the medical field

Shoulder arthroscopic surgery was performed by Dr. Bruno Gobato at Jaragua Hospital in Brazil. According to the information shared by Dr. Gobato, Apple Vision Pro was used to assist during the surgical procedure.

And in this intervention The patient had a rotator cuff tearIt is an injury that often results from the gradual wear and tear of tendon tissue over time.

Shoulder arthroscopy surgery uses a camera inside the joint and surgeons perform this surgery while looking directly at the screen. This device was able to place a cinema-sized screen with high resolution, in addition to the ability to display patient examinations and 3D models in real time.

The doctor said.

Gobato praised the dynamic range of the Apple Vision Pro cameras, and according to him, one of the concerns about using virtual reality glasses during surgery is due to the powerful lights used in operating rooms to illuminate the exact site where the operation will be performed. Make everything around the spotlight very dark.

A. also participated Video on YouTube Which showed how you can easily view your notes, patient's x-rays and live camera at the same time using Vision Pro. A few years ago, the same doctor had already used it Microsoft HoloLens During surgery.

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Doctors consider it a The game has changed

Last month Apple Explained in detail As an application Vision Pro can be used in robotic-assisted knee and hip surgeries.

A British neurosurgeon later hailed Vision Pro as a “game changer” after using it during spine surgery.

With the new application myMakoStryker expands the surgeon's experience in and out of the operating room with Apple Vision Pro and iPhone.

For better preparation, myMako allows surgeons to view and review patients' Mako surgical plans at any time in a bright, immersive visual experience.

It is worth noting that Apple Vision Pro is currently only available in the United States, with prices starting at $3,499.

As we have followed, there are many rumors that Apple is planning to launch the glasses in more countries by the end of the year.