Telemedicine and telementoring in the surgical specialties: A narrative review

Eunice Y. Huang, Samantha Knight, Camila Roginski Guetter, Catherine Hambleton Davis, Mecker Moller, Eliza Slama, Marie Crandall

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Abstract

The use of telemedicine in surgical care has seen substantial growth over the last decade. This article provides a descriptive review of some significant innovations in the following areas pertaining to surgery: 1) telerobotics, 2) telementoring, 3) teleconsulting, 4) telemedicine in post-operative follow-up, 5) tele-education, and 6) current technology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalAmerican journal of surgery
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

Keywords

  • Technology
  • Teleconsulting
  • Telemedicine
  • Telementoring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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