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KMOV Science of Healing - Virtual Reality


The Science of Healing aired Tuesday, January 30, 2018, on KMOV-TV Ch. 4

Virtual Reality — Medicine's New Frontier

Like never before, SLUCare surgeons can "stand" inside a patient’s body and see with remarkable 3D detail the operation site before ever lifting a scalpel.  Sound like science fiction? This innovative concept is reality — virtual reality — and the technology was developed here in St. Louis by a team of SLUCare radiologists and members of Saint Louis University’s IT department. The team has created a tool that expands how medicine is taught and practiced.