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Is Microsurgery the future of surgrey?


Improved avenues to train plastic surgeons in microsurgery
Adoption of methods that could reduce costs and spare animal models
Date:
October 25, 2019
Source:
McGill University
Summary:
Microsurgery is an intricate and challenging surgical technique that involves using miniature instruments and sutures as fine as a hair strand aided by sophisticated microscopes. In plastic surgery, microsurgery is used to repair small damaged vessels and nerves following trauma, or in reconstructive procedures by moving a component of living tissue from one place of the body to another and reconnecting its vascular supply to this new region to keep its blood supply.
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https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191025170818.htm

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I think it's already being used quite often, and now, thanks to this study, they may be able to train surgeons without the use of lab animals.
They're developing ways to simulate models for training.
Without having experienced these simulations, it would be hard for me to have an opinion regarding how good they are.
I'm thinking organoids could be used for training as well.
One day they may send in a team of surgical nano bots to do the work. They could be injected without ever having to use a scalpel.

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