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Top 10 Clinical Trends for April 2015

Ryan Syrek

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April 24, 2015

Healthcare providers search to find clinical information and keep current. Although sometimes driven by what's in the news, the answers for why some terms are more popular than others may surprise you. We speculate as to what prompted those searches and provide some interesting facts about related conditions with a series of infographics. If you have thoughts about what’s trending and why, feel free to share them with us on Twitter or Facebook!

#10 Clinical Trend: Hemicolectomy

At the London Wearable Technology Show, the company Medical Realities announced its first product: The Virtual Surgeon. The Virtual Surgeon is a 360-degree virtual recording of a laparoscopic right hemicolectomy. The potential use of virtual reality in physician training is an intriguing possibility that gained momentum last month.

For more in-depth clinical information, see Laparoscopic Right Colectomy.

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