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Sleeve system links surgeons to computer

The Journal Gazette, October 26, 2010

Computers seem to be everywhere these days, and operating rooms are no different. Computers identify maladies, store and make immediately accessible patients’ medical data, capture and display video and take precise measurements inside the body. Of course, with any computer, somebody has to run it.

The operating room environment is a tricky area for computers because the surgeon’s hands are already full performing surgery. In addition, computers are difficult to keep germ-free.

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