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Future Surgery Tools

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Ever wonder what the future holds for health care technologies? Already, new tools are helping surgeons get a closer look inside your body. Robots enable operations that require only a small incision. Surgery is becoming less invasive, more effective, and safer. New materials equip surgeons with better ways to reconstruct tissues and promote faster healing.

Be Well-Inspired

Now you can explore the tools of the future with the National Institutes of Health’s new interactive app. Float through a virtual 3-D operating room to learn about emerging technologies including new imaging tools, robotics, biomaterials, and more. Discover and interact with tools that are being developed right now.