Story: Rural services

Operation in progress (2nd of 2)

Operation in progress

Medical staff on the mobile surgical bus perform a laparoscopic nephrectomy (removing a kidney). An interactive video link in the theatre makes it possible for them to confer with colleagues elsewhere during the operation.

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Mobile Surgical Services

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Nancy Swarbrick, 'Rural services - Health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2021)

Story by Nancy Swarbrick, published 24 Nov 2008