Archive November 2017 XVIII, No. 11

How Much Do You Know About Surgical Video?

Take our quiz to find out that clearer, brighter visuals are just the beginning.

Brielle Gregory

Brielle Gregory, Associate Editor


Jim Burger

Jim Burger, Senior Editor


3D displays ALL IN With heads-up 3D displays, surgeons save their backs, and everyone in the room can see what's going on.

Surgical video technology is advancing so fast, it can be hard to keep up with all the innovations. If you haven't upgraded to the newest, brightest, most vivid and most sophisticated surgical video systems on the market, it's possible you don't know what you don't know. One way to find out is to take our 15-question surgical video quiz.

1How much greater is the resolution of a 4K surgical video monitor compared with HD (high-definition) monitors?

a. 2x
b. 3x
c. 4x
d. There is no difference.

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2How big are the scopes used in today's 4K imaging?

a. 5 mm
b. 10 mm
c. 7 mm
d. 15 mm

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3True or false? To see the 3D image on a heads-up 4K surgical video, you must wear battery-operated goggles and turn up the OR lights.

a. True
b. False

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4True of false? The incidence of light-induced retinopathy may be decreased when ophthalmologists use 4K and 3D imaging.

a. True
b. False

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