Study confirms safety of live surgery broadcasts

02/23/2012 | TheHeart.org (Montreal) (free registration) · Reuters

Researchers who analyzed heart procedures that were broadcast live to medical meetings found 95% were technical successes and complication rates were no different than when the same physicians did the same surgeries without an audience. The study team and other physicians including SCAI Past President Dr. Gregory Dehmer called for additional study on what has become a subject of debate among cardiologists. "We still need a lot more information about this issue," Dehmer said.

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TheHeart.org (Montreal) (free registration) · Reuters