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Surgery live-streamed in virtual reality

The operation of a patient undergoing surgery for colon cancer is streamed-live using virtual reality video.

A patient undergoing surgery for colon cancer at the Royal London Hospital has had his operation streamed live online, using 360-degree virtual reality video.

It is believed to be a world first, and doctors believe it could revolutionise medical training around the world.

BBC Click's Spencer Kelly attended the event.