Future of Medicine

TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - Many of us use GPS to negotiate area roadways and highways.

Doctors can now use GPS technology to more accurately perform brain surgery replace worn out joints re-wire the electrical circuits in someone’s heart and speed up painful dental procedures.

3-D technology in the dental chair saves time money and additional procedures hi refashioning the way dentists make replacement teeth mouth guards and braces.

Brain surgeons can now use 3-D models and technology to more carefully negotiate delicate brain surgery saving the potential for lifetime disability and patients.

Orthopedic surgeons can use robotic 3-D technology two more precisely implant new joints reducing the chance for complications and infection significantly.

Heart surgeons can reduce the amount of time the person is under anesthesia while they use 3-D models to re-wire electrical problems that can be life-threatening.

13abc takes an in-depth look at how the medical field is going 3-D saving time and patients lives Monday at 11 on 13abc Action News