World Neurosurg 2021 Apr 17;151:52. Epub 2021 Apr 17.
Department of Neurosurgery, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, USA; Department of Neurosurgery, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, California, USA.
The operative exoscope is a novel tool that combines the benefits of surgical microscopes and endoscopes to yield excellent magnification and illumination while maintaining a comparatively small footprint and superior ergonomic features. Until recently, current exoscopes have been limited by 2-dimensional viewing; however, recently a 3-dimensional (3D), high-definition (4K-HD) exoscope has been developed (Sony-Olympus, Tokyo, Japan). Our group had previously described the first in-human experiences with this novel tool including microsurgical clipping of intracranial aneurysms. Read More