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Design and implementation of brain surgery bipolar electrocautery simulator using haptic technology

  title={Design and implementation of brain surgery bipolar electrocautery simulator using haptic technology},
  author={Reza Karimzadeh and Javad Sheikh and Hamed Azarnoush and Hossein ARABI},
Surgical simulators have been widely used in training and evaluation of physicians and surgeons. Virtual reality augmented with haptic technology has made it feasible to develop more realistic surgical simulators. In this context, we set out to design and develop a brain surgery bipolar electrocautery simulator using haptic technology. A 3D model of brain tissue was generated based on a brain craniotomy image. Bipolar forceps were also modeled to visually assimilate real forceps. An experiment… 



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