Ex vivo simulator for colorectal procedures.

  • Published 2002 in
    Minimally invasive therapy & allied technologies…


A simple ex vivo model has been developed using porcine large bowel. Various endoluminal procedures can be simulated and trained in this easy-to-use model. The main advantages are realistic human-bowel configuration and use of biological tissue simulating some of the bowel-wall properties. X-ray transparent materials were used for radiological-assisted… (More)


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