Published On: Tue, Jul 5th, 2016

Watch: 360-degree view of open heart surgery in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv's Ichilov Hospital is providing people the opportunity to be flies on the OR wall.

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Ichilov Hospital in Tel Aviv recently allowed two surgeries – a Caesarian section and an open heart operation – to be filmed in VR technology, allowing for a 360-degree view.

The filming was done in cooperation with Samsung and allows viewers to watch the surgeries from every possible angle throughout.



Professor Ronni Gamzu said of the project, “Ichilov Medical Center is leading every parameter of medical excellence and innovation in Israel. We are glad for the opportunity to be the first hospital in Israel that gives the public this viewing option, with the goal of making treatment and information available to the public in every existing platform that technology can offer internationally today.”



Oren Maron, director of Samsung Israel’s mobile department, said of the project, “As a company that has mad innovation and leadership it’s flagship values, I applaud the cooperation between Samsung Israel and Ichilov, two of the leaders in their fields. The viewing experience in 360 degrees allows for a process of deep learning and for a unique experience who will surely attract international interest.


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