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3D printed airway stents approved by FDA

3D printed airway stents approved by FDA

The patient-specific stents developed at Cleveland Clinic are designed using CT scans and proprietary 3D visualization software.

VR could help flu vaccination rates

VR could help flu vaccination rates

Using a virtual reality simulation to show how flu spreads and its impact on others could be a way to encourage more people to get a flu vaccination.

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.

Kirigami inspires new method for wearable sensors

Kirigami inspires new method for wearable sensors

Researchers have developed a method of adopting kirigami architectures to help materials become more strain tolerant and more adaptable to movement.

Operating on hips in a virtual operating room

Operating on hips in a virtual operating room

Researchers from Chemnitz and Bremen are developing a virtual reality simulator for a particularly critical step in hip joint implantation.

VR surgery simulators are key to assessment of trainees

VR surgery simulators are key to assessment of trainees

Machine learning-guided virtual reality simulators can help neurosurgeons develop the skills they need before they step in the operating room.