surgical simulation

surgical simulation

A method of training surgeons in modern methods of minimally-invasive operative techniques analogous to the simulator training of airline pilots. Software can allow such training to be undertaken using standard personal computers to which standard surgical control instruments are attached.
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Surgical simulation in one of the fastest growing area in this industry and in the past couple of years, it has reduced the chances of casualty by making and giving the proper idea of how to perform a surgery.
Inovus, which specialises in surgical simulation products, initially approached LCR 4.0 for support in expanding the functionality and features of its existing product line to allow for a more realistic experience, adding real-life dimensions to training methods to improve performance and outcomes.
I have been very involved with training at the Royal College of Ophthalmologists and I am a founder member of a surgical simulation training group, improving the safety of eye surgery training nationally."
Surgical simulation was conducted using a drill system (Bien Air, Le Noirmont, Switzerland), rigid endoscopes (Karl Storz, Tuttlingen, Germany; 2.7 mm in diameter, 14 cm in length, and 0[degrees] and 30[degrees] endoscopes), and cannula designed by us (endoscope cannula).
"There's more to VR than surgical simulation," said Rose, who spoke on Nov.