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A high fidelity tissue-based cardiac surgical simulator.
OBJECTIVE Issues concerning the training and certification of surgical specialists have taken on great significance in the last decade. A realistic computer-assisted, tissue-based simulator developedExpand
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Design of an electromechanical pump system for training in beating heart cardiac surgery
Heart surgeons and trainees benefit greatly from continuous practice of bypass surgery and other cardiac operations. This is true of beating heart surgery where, unlike traditional methods, the heartExpand
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Cardiac training simulator using pump with electronic pressure to trigger ventricular fibrillation
Cardiac surgery training in a realistic surgical environment is assisted by a simulator based on an electromechanical pneumatic pump with associated control and display software. We describe aExpand
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