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How 5G Is Helping Surgeons Operate With Greater Precision

A tablet is held over a human dummy to demonstrate how Skia’s augmented-reality surgical guide technology works. PHOTO: SKIA

SEOUL—Private 5G networks could transform the way doctors perform complex surgeries and coordinate with one another on operations.  

A glimpse of this future is visible in South Korea, a country that has often stood at the forefront of telecommunications and is known for actively experimenting with and quickly adopting new technologies. At major hospitals across Seoul, private 5G has become the backbone technology for everything from speeding up on-site logistics systems to enabling the remote training of medical professionals.

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Wall Street Journals, Jiyoung Sohn, 2023-04-23


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