Telemedicine: On, under and out of this world
- Jacques de Vaucanson The Father of Simulation. Michael E. Moran // Journal of Endourology;Jul2007, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p679
Background Jacques de Vaucanson's accomplishments are remarkable from almost every standpoint. His appreciation of human anatomy allowed him to formalize and discuss at the Royal Academie of Churgeons the first surgeryanatomy trainer.Methods Works on the history of automata are replete with...
- The State of Robotic Surgery. Joseph, Jean // AUANews;Mar2010, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p15
The article focuses on robotic surgery in urology. It explores the developments in training and skill maintenance in robotic surgery which include the use of a robotic surgical simulator called the RoSS. It examines the cost of robotics in medical technology with the first robot approved by the...
- Ergonomics and human factors in endoscopic surgery: a comparison of manual vs telerobotic simulation systems. Lee, E.C.; Rafiq, A.; Merrell, R.; Ackerman, R.; Dennerlein, J. // Surgical Endoscopy;Aug2005, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p1064
Background: Minimally invasive surgical techniques expose surgeons to a variety of occupational hazards that may promote musculoskeletal disorders. Telerobotic systems for minimally invasive surgery may help to reduce these stressors. The objective of this study was to compare manual and...
- Surgical simulation in Africa: the feasibility and impact of a 3-day fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery course. Okrainec, Allan; Smith, Lloyd; Azzie, Georges // Surgical Endoscopy;Nov2009, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p2493
The use of laparoscopy in resource-restricted countries has increased in recent years. Although simulation is now considered an important adjunct to operating-room-based training for learning laparoscopic skills, there is very little literature assessing the use of simulation in...
- Simulators key to minimally invasive surgery training. Larkin, Howard // Urology Times;Mar2001, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p9
Focuses on the use of simulators in minimally invasive surgery training. Common bile duct injuries due to laparoscopic cholecystectomy; Perception problems.
- MultiMed-remote interactive medical simulation. Tooley, M. A.; Forrest, F. C.; Mantripp, D. R. // Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare;Mar1999 Supplement 1, Vol. 5, p119
MultiMed is a telemedicine and tele-education project to extend access to a sophisticated medical simulation facility in Bristol. It will allow remote users to undertake simulated medical scenarios and to access a reference database, for a comprehensive remote learning experience. The first...
- Editorial. Merrell, Ronald C.; Doarn, Charles R. // Telemedicine & e-Health;Dec2015, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p951
The authors reflect on past editorials of the journal. These include "Sensing Simulation," "Perceptions and a Measured Response," "Medical Insecurity," "Geriatric Telemedicine."
- Concerns with the use of Genelyn cadavers for surgical simulation. Chouari, Tarak Agrebi Moumni; El-Shakankery, Karim; Charles Yuen Yung Loh; Nigel Yong Boon Ng; Athanassopoulos, Thanassi // Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery;Sep-Dec2016, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p432
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article " A cost-effective cadaveric model for plastic surgery simulation" N.Y. Ng in the 2016 issue along with the reply of the authors of the same.
- The eyes have it. Mahoney, Diana Phillips // Computer Graphics World;Aug98, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p69
Reports that researchers at the Center for Human Simulation are considering the use of computer models to teach ophthalmic surgery. Information on the ophthalmic simulator being developed by the researchers; Why ophthalmic surgery is particularly suited for haptic simulation.