1. cageymaru

    Fundamental Surgery Is a VR Medical Training Platform Featuring Haptics

    Caution, the videos in this article show realistic simulations of surgery in VR using 3D models, so it is possibly NSFW. Billed as the "flight simulator for surgeons," FundamentalVR is pioneering the use of VR to create immersive training tools for the medical community. CEO Richard Vincent...
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    VR Used for Surgery Demonstration

    In just a few short years, you will not have to go to the surgeon, the surgeon will come to you. OK, maybe we are not there yet, but using VR as a teaching element in many industries is surely upon us. The gist of this demonstration was that the doctor used a VR glove to control a robot arm on...
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    Targeted Guided Surgery AR System Granted Clearance by FDA

    German company Scopis has successfully petitioned and been granted clearance by the FDA to bring it's augmented reality surgery technology to the USA. The Scopis AR system is designed to assist doctors treating during ENT surgeries. ENT is Otolaryngology or in layman's terms ear, nose, and...
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    The First VR Surgery Will Be Broadcast This Week

    I can see something like this being hugely beneficial to medical students or for training purposes. If you have Google Cardboard, you can download an app and watch the first live VR stream of the surgery on Thursday. On 14 April, Ahmed – a surgeon, cancer specialist, and co-founder of virtual...