Virtual reality in surgical training.

  title={Virtual reality in surgical training.},
  author={thomas. lange and Daniel J Indelicato and Joseph M. Rosen},
  journal={Surgical oncology clinics of North America},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={61-79, vii}
Virtual reality in surgery and, more specifically, in surgical training, faces a number of challenges in the future. These challenges are building realistic models of the human body, creating interface tools to view, hear, touch, feel, and manipulate these human body models, and integrating virtual reality systems into medical education and treatment. A final system would encompass simulators specifically for surgery, performance machines, telemedicine, and telesurgery. Each of these areas will… CONTINUE READING