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J&J Medtech, Nvidia associate to bring AI to the operating room

Researchers advocate for AI integration in surgery to aid navigation, enhance surgical robots, and refine operations, with companies like Intuitive Surgical already implementing AI. J&J, a competitor, now accesses Nvidia’s IGX and Holoscan platforms for edge computing and AI. Edge computing, processing data near users, minimizes latency and security risks, crucial in surgical AI applications due to potential impacts on patient outcomes and data security. Introducing advanced edge computing to operating rooms fosters scalable innovation for AI-driven solutions, benefiting clinical decision-making, education, and collaboration. AI models analyzing endoscope footage in real-time can identify organs, tissue, and potential tumours, while algorithms anonymize data for secure external review. J&J's collaboration with Nvidia aligns with its broader AI integration in healthcare strategy.