Telemedicine extends minimally invasive surgery’s benefits

http://youtu.be/L4TxaGOs5fk Download from iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/telemedicine-extends-minimally/id431848216?i=328485218&mt=2 MD Anderson Cancer Center has a program focused on minimally invasive surgery that includes patient care, training for health care professionals and research into new minimally invasive and robotic surgical advances. Called MINTOS (Minimally Invasive New Technologies for Oncologic Surgery), the program also involves perioperative telemedicine aimed at extending specialized surgical care to underserved communities using mobile technologies. Surena Matin, M.D., medical director for MINTOS, and Jermaine McMillan, program manager, tell us more about this program’s collaborative efforts.