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Vodafone Italia conducts 5G telesurgery demo in Milan

Thursday 10 October 2019 | 11:08 CET | News
Vodafone Italia teamed up with Milan's San Raffaele hospital to conduct the country's first telesurgery operation in real time using 5G technology during the company's 5G Healthcare Day at its Vodafone Village headquarters. Guests were able to witness professor Matteo Trimarchi, an ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist at San Raffaele hospital, performing laser microsurgery on a synthetic larynx model by operating a robot located in the hospital directly from Vodafone's headquarters on the other side of Milan.

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