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Sunday, September 24, 2006

Watch a hysterectomy live? No, thanks.

Under the heading of "TMI" (Too Much Information):

The U of Michigan Alumni newsletter, ever anxious to provide me with U of M news, provides me this opportunity that I don't think I'll be taking advantage of:

Science & Health
If you ever wondered what goes on inside a hospital operating room, now's your chance to find out. A live webcast from an operating room at U-M Hospital took place this week. The webcast allows viewers to
watch a robot-assisted hysterectomy online. The highlight of the program was the use of the new robot technology, which causes less pain, requires a smaller incision and often results in a quicker recovery time. The procedure is archived at www.or-live.com.