Performing Surgery In Space: Practically Possible Or Just A Sci-fi?

Even an astronaut may need medical help. The voyage through the dark, anti-gravitational region takes its toll on the body. Some health problems may get worse and require surgery such as exposure to radiation, bone and muscle atrophy, zero gravity etc. Considering all these negative effects Dr. George Pantalos have built some amazing surgical instruments and techniques which will enable surgeons to perform surgery in space. Gravity reduction is one of the major problems for emergency medicine. It’s really a tough job to manage the bodily and surgical fluids in low gravity. George said, “Without hydrostatic pressure, the surface...

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