Accomplishments and challenges of surgical simulation

@article{Satava2001AccomplishmentsAC,
  title={Accomplishments and challenges of surgical simulation},
  author={Richard M. Satava},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2001},
  volume={15},
  pages={232-241}
}
For nearly a decade, advanced computer technologies have created extraordinary educational tools using three-dimensional (3D) visualization and virtual reality. Pioneering efforts in surgical simulation with these tools have resulted in a first generation of simulators for surgical technical skills. Accomplishments include simulations with 3D models of anatomy for practice of surgical tasks, initial assessment of student performance in technical skills, and awareness by professional societies… CONTINUE READING

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