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Robot Helps Perform First Long-Distance Heart Surgery

 A surgeon in India performed the first remote heart operation on a patient 20 miles away. The procedure, known as percutaneous coronary intervention, can help to open blood vessels in patients with atherosclerosis. Innovations in telemedicine and robot-assisted surgery have widely benefited patients who previously lacked access to the healthcare system. A surgeon in India has successfully performed the first remote heart surgery on a patient… Read More