Surgical Simulator Design and Development

  title={Surgical Simulator Design and Development},
  author={Jenny Dankelman},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  pages={149 - 155}
With the introduction of minimally invasive surgery (MIS), it became necessary to develop training methods to learn skills outside the operating room. Several training simulators have become commercially available, but fundamental research into the requirements for effective and efficient training in MIS is still lacking. Three aspects of developing a training program are investigated here: what should be trained, how it should be trained, and how to assess the results of training. In addition… CONTINUE READING


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