Sony Electronics introduced high-definition technology for medical surgery on Monday, rolling out equipment allowing practitioners to see details of patients at never-before resolutions.

The Japan-based firm is debuting it s HD for Surgery initiative at this year's American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress in Chicago. New products - including HD cameras printers, and monitors - can reveal detail of a patients anatomy with four times the resolution of standard technology, the company said.

Sony HD products are helping to improve all levels of medical visualization, said Steven Blum, Sony vice president of marketing and sales for medical products. We have HD products and technologies that have become integral parts of medical systems from major surgical equipment manufacturers and integrators.

Sony's exhibit will include surgical footage taken from its HD equipment, as well as other product demonstrations.