medical education

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 virtual reality simulator for a particularly critical step in hip joint implantation.

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.

AI helps scientists predict depression outcomes

AI helps scientists predict depression outcomes

Scientists used artificial intelligence to examine neural activity throughout the brain while study participants processed emotions.

Mentally ill avatars

Mentally ill avatars

To teach medical students, scientists have created avatars that feature typical symptoms of different mental disorders as well as psychiatric and psychotherapeutic treatment situations.

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“Medical 3D printing is a game changer”

3D printing is one of the emerging technologies in medicine. In advance of the ‘3rd Conference on 3D Printing in Medicine’ (May 4th and 5th in Mainz), MedicalView spoke with Andreas Giannopoulos, MD and PhD, a Deputy Attending Physician in the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University Hospital Zurich about his presentation “Cardiovascular 3D Printing: Clinical Applications, Educational Opportunities, Future Perspectives“.