Smart surgical glove study

By: Newscenter 16 Email
By: Newscenter 16 Email

First the smart phone - next, perhaps the smart surgical glove.

Scientists at Northwestern and the University of Illinois have been able to create an electronic finger cuff that could some day be used for ablation surgeries, ultrasounds and other medical procedures.

The challenge now is to outfit the gloves with wireless data and power.

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