Dirk Sommerfeld

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The LiverAnatomyExplorer is a real-time surgical teaching tool based on state-of-the-art Web technologies such as SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics), X3D (Extensible3D), and WebGL (Web Graphics Library). Unlike other medical e-learning systems, the LiverAnatomyExplorer combines traditional clinical 2D imagery with interactive Web-based 3D models derived from(More)
T raditionally, medical students learn basic disease-related anatomical facts and therapy options through textbooks, lectures, and seminars. Training in surgical skills—for example , suturing—occurs in special courses with small groups of students. The students are supplied with appropriate resources such as slide shows, journals, and textbooks. They must(More)
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