Assessment Parameters for a Novel Simulator in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Fuerst, David ;   Hollensteiner, Marianne ;   Schrempf, Andreas

Tags Simulation, learning and trainingDesign and developmentSafety

Surgical simulators provide a safe environment where novice surgeons can acquire their surgical skills. Although the number of patients with...

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Basic Endovascular Skills Trainer: A Surgical Simulator for the Training of Novice Practitioners of Endovascular Procedures

Sinceri, Sara ;   Carbone, Marina ;   Marconi, Michele ;   Moglia, Andrea ;   Ferrari, Mauro ;   Ferrari, Vincenzo

Tags Simulation, learning and trainingInnovationDesign and development

In recent years the clinical interest for structured training in endovascular procedures has increased. Such procedures respect the physical...

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Comparison of Oral Surgery Task Performance in a Virtual Reality Surgical Simulator and an Animal Model using Objective Measures

Ioannou, Ioanna ;   Kazmierczak, Ed ;   Stern, Linda

Tags Design and developmentSimulation, learning and training

The use of virtual reality (VR) simulation for surgical training has gathered much interest in recent years. Despite increasing popularity and...

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Development of Trabecular Bone Surrogates for Kyphoplasty-Balloon Dilatation Training

Hollensteiner, Marianne ;   Samrykit, Markus ;   Hess, Michael ;   Fuerst, David ;   Schrempf, Andreas

Tags Simulation, learning and trainingDesign and developmentSafety

Vertebral compression fractures can limit quality of life. Cement augmentation techniques show good results in attaining pain relief....

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New Training Methods based on Mixed Reality for Interventional Ultrasound: Design and Validation

Francesconi, Martina ;   Freschi, Cinzia ;   Sinceri, Sara ;   Carbone, Marina ;   Cappelli, Carla ;   Morelli, Luca ;   Ferrari, Vincenzo ;   Ferrari, Mauro

Tags Simulation, learning and trainingDesign and developmentVerification and validation

Currently the learning model for ultrasound imaging diagnosis and intervention follows a traditional approach based on learning by doing but...

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