The model was created from silicone gels and fibres to help prepare trainee surgeons for the mental and physical experience of operating on chest organs. It was created using CT scans of real organs to create lifelike simulations of the heart, lungs and great vessels in the chest.
The outer skin, created by Yorkshire-based Trauma [...]
Recently learned about a new company on the scene helping to develop new simulators! Generic Robotics got started with in Dentistry but is looking to expand into other healthcare areas soon.
SimuTouch is the first general purpose clinical skills training platform. It is based on a proven simulation software and hardware [...]
At IMSH 2012 Operative Experience Inc (OEI) caught our eye at HealthySimulation.com as a hyper realistic simulator for surgical training. At the event I had a chance to interview the founder CEO of the company Dr. Robert Buckman on OEI’s product and support from the DOD. You can read our full OEI 2012 article [...]
Recently on GizMag.com a story was shared on a “Healthcare Team Simulates Zero-G Surgery” utilizing the Cut Suit and a special research jet. Fascinating to think of the additional problems that need to be worked out in space, that only a special simulated environment can even begin to mimic.
Article Excerpt: “Surgery on Earth is [...]