After pop star Carnie Wilson had her gastric bypass surgery simulcast live on the Internet in 1999, The Genesis Medical Center in Davenport has undertaken the program of shooting gastric bypass surgery and placing it on their website, as a resource for patients.
a. Gastric bypass is one of the four surgical procedures Genesis Medical Center plans to film and post on the website.
b. The operating room will be equipped with cameras from OR-Live and a doctor in the adjacent room will be providing commentary on the procedure.
c. The video of the gastric bypass surgery is expected to go online on the hospital's website by January, 2007.
d. Minimally invasive lumber disc replacement surgery is the first one which has been posted on the website.