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Google Glass technology could be used for surgeries

Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 |
(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Doctors are saying Google Glass could revolutionize the way they teach and practice medicine.

Last week, a doctor tried out the wearable computer during surgery.

The hands-free technology lets doctors take photos and review medical records in the operating room, using voice commands.

The surgeon was also able to use the glasses' camera to stream live video.

He was able to consult with other doctors and show students the procedure on their computers in real-time.

"How do you have 50 or 100 students in one O.R.? You can't do that," said Dr. Christopher Kaeding, with the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center. "Well here's a way to have them feel a part of it--be connected, involved, interact, and not have to physically be there and there's a lot of advantages to being able to do that."

However, there are some drawbacks.

The video can freeze, and there are some concerns over patient confidentiality.

Google says the technology will hit the market next year.
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