tech2 News Staff
March 17, 2019 15:42:22 IST
5G is definitely the future of connection and while the United States is crying over Huawei puts the company's 5G skills to use in China.
According to a report by CGTN China carried out only its first remote operation on a human with 5G technology on Saturday. A collaboration effort between Huawei, China Mobile and the Chinese PLA General Hospital, according to a China Mobile statement.
Physically located in South China's Hainan province, surgeon Ling Zhipei implanted a neurostimulator or "brain pacemaker" to a patient with Parkinson's disease in Chinese PLA General Hospital in Beijing using medical equipment through transmitted images supported by 5G techniques. The procedure lasted three hours.
According to the report, the process of low latency 5G technology provided by Huawei and China Mobile was made possible, enabling near-instantaneous data transfer.
"It felt like a real-time operation – I didn't even feel like the patient was 3000 miles away, says Ling after the surgery.
According to the statement, the patient's symptoms, including the limb tremor and muscle stiffness, were significant relief after the procedure. The patient has been improved and confirmed by the hospital authorities to be in a stable condition. 5G technologies were successfully used in an operation carried out on a pig at the end of 2018, when a physician from the Beijing 301 hospital removed a portion of a pig's liver. with two robotic arms in Fuzhou, capital of eastern China's Fujian province. It was the world's first remote operation using 5G mobile network technology on an animal.
Definitely not long before we see that robots exercise intricate operations over 5G.
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