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Potential Applications of Augmented Reality in Gynecological Surgery

Gaurav S Desai, Niranjan M Mayadeo

Keywords : Artificial intelligence, Augmented reality, Gynecologic surgery

Citation Information : Desai GS, Mayadeo NM. Potential Applications of Augmented Reality in Gynecological Surgery. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2021; 13 (5):349-350.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1957

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 22-12-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Abstract

Background: Augmented reality use has been attempted in other specialties and has the potential to impact gynecological surgery. Objective: To make the readers aware of the use of augmented reality and its use in gynecological surgery. Materials and methods: A comprehensive review of the literature was undertaken to compile instances wherein augmented reality was used in the surgical specialties. Conclusion: Augmented reality has the potential to make gynecological surgery safer and change the way it is taught and practiced around the world. Its success will depend on the partnership between surgeons and technology scientists.


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