medical education

VR trains public to reverse opioid overdoses

VR trains public to reverse opioid overdoses

Researchers developed a virtual reality immersive video aimed at training and motivating people to save lives from opioid overdoses.

Augmented Reality in the OR: matching man and machine

Augmented Reality in the OR: matching man and machine

One of the crucial future technologies in surgery is Augmented Reality. Most experts agree that AR will increase safety and efficiency, improve surgical training and decrease costs.

Biohybrid model recreates respiration mechanics

Biohybrid model recreates respiration mechanics

Using soft robotic materials, scientists created a high-fidelity respiratory simulator that represents the interplay between between the diaphragm, abdomen and lungs.

VR and lightweight robot simulate hip replacement

VR and lightweight robot simulate hip replacement

Researchers have developed a HIPS, the worldwide first Virtual Reality training simulator for hip replacement surgery.

VR and MR inferior to traditional learning in anatomy education?

VR and MR inferior to traditional learning in anatomy education?

A new study has shown that traditional ways of learning anatomy remain superior to those that rely on digital media.

Endoscopic prostate surgery performed on human-like phantom

Endoscopic prostate surgery performed on human-like phantom

Scientists have made a decisive contribution to improving complex surgical training by developing a very realistic prostate phantom.