Tag Archive: Surgery


VR in the OR: Doctor will livestream cancer surgery

Next month, St. Bartholemew’s Hospital in London will live-stream an operation, letting anyone with virtual-reality goggles see the procedure from any angle. Dr. Shafi Ahmed, the colorectal and laparoscopic surgeon who will perform the surgery, has broadcast from the O.R. before using Google Glass. But this will be the first time a stream will include […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Apple Pulls iOS Game That Lets Kids Carry Out Plastic Surgery

Apple has been accused of censorship in the past when it has been a little heavy-handed (to say the least) about banning content in the App Store. With that being said, few were upset to hear that Plastic Surgery for…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Steve Jobs Delayed His First Surgery For Pancreatic Cancer For Nine Months

Walter Isaacson’s authorized biography of Steve Jobs is due out on Monday, but already a sad revelation from the book has come to light: Steve Jobs delayed the first operation on his pancreatic cancer back in 2004, ignoring the urgent pleas of his wife, friends and colleagues.   According to Isaacson, speaking to 60 Minutes: “I’ve asked [Jobs why he didn’t get an operation then] and he said, ‘I didn’t want my body to be opened…I didn’t want to be  [Read More…]