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New 3D Technology at Parkwest Medical Center aiding in surgery
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New 3D Technology at Parkwest Medical Center aiding in surgery

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Technology is changing the world we know almost every day, and now technology is changing the way surgery is being done here in East Tennessee.Parkwest Medical Center officials said it is the first in Tennessee to have a surgeon do surgery using 3D hologram technology.“The big difference in this surgery compared to the traditional shoulder replacement is the precision in which we are able to put the implants in place, and the data that we planned pre-operationally we’re now able to implement that into real-time in the operating room and we’re able to minimize complications and improve outcomes for patients,” said Kennon.Dr. Justin Kennon, an Orthopedic Surgeon at Parkwest Medical Center, said holograms, 3D virtual reality and mixed reality have become popular i...