Surgeons in Essex are among the first in the country to use 3D cameras and glasses during keyhole surgery.
Colchester General Hospital have begun using the new equipment. It costs around £80,000 which is about £30,000 more than a standard piece of equipment.
The 3D imagery allows surgeons to have greater accuracy which reduces the risk of muscle and nerve damage.
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Rain and blustery winds will spread across the region this evening but it will turn clearer later in the night. Further showers tomorrow.
There are now more hospital admissions than ever before due to obesity. A survey found Hertfordshire had the most admissions.
There'll be a few showers about at first this afternoon but they will ease later before more prolonged rain arrives in the evening.