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Haptic virtual reality tools developed to train and certify surgeons

By Damir Beciri
15 July 2010

touch-sensitive-virtual-reality-tools-for-surgeonsSince most of the procedures in modern surgery are performed with remote controlled tools that can be inserted into the body using only small incisions, laparoscopic surgery skips the need for large incisions and, in turn, usually results in shorter recovery times for patients. An interdisciplinary team of researchers, led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is… »