Surgeons log on for new tech tool

Experts able to 'dial in' to operations from all over the world

14 February 2021 - 00:16 By ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK

This week, a global audience was able to watch a South African surgeon conduct a shoulder-replacement operation - with the assistance of an international team participating in the procedure via a "mixed reality" headset, the Microsoft HoloLens 2.

Mixed reality blends the physical and digital worlds to allow physical and digital objects - or remotely transmitted images - to coexist and interact...

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