From Ukraine to remote robotics: how videoconferencing and next generation technology are transforming surgery

@article{Best2022FromUT,
  title={From Ukraine to remote robotics: how videoconferencing and next generation technology are transforming surgery},
  author={Jo Best},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2022},
  volume={377}
}
  • Jo Best
  • Published 3 May 2022
  • Medicine
  • BMJ
Teaching and learning through Zoom has helped surgeons in Ukraine respond to the challenges of war, writes Jo Best. Digital technology will continue to change the face of surgery around the world—but there are challenges to overcome 
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