How virtual reality is changing the game in healthcare

How virtual reality is changing the game in healthcare
 

In a small operating theatre underneath University College London hospital, a team of cardiologists are in a race against time. They’re performing an angioplasty, a delicate and dextrous procedure where tiny wires are inserted into the heart to widen coronary arteries narrowed by plaque buildup. Things have gone badly wrong.
One of the wires has perforated the artery walls, causing a rapid leakage of blood. With fluid building up around the heart, the team must act quickly. A microscopic balloon has to be blown up inside the artery to stop further blood loss, before a drain is inserted... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Health, Views: 44
Source: Guardian
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