TITLE

VIRTUAL SIMULATION AS A LEARNING METHOD IN INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY

AUTHOR(S)
AVRAMOV, Predrag; AVRAMOV, Milena; JUKOVIĆ, Mirela; KADIĆ, Vuk; TILL, Viktor
PUB. DATE
July 2013
SOURCE
Medicinski Pregled / Medical Review;jul/avg2013, Vol. 66 Issue 7/8, p335
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Introduction. Radiology is the fastest growing discipline of medicine thanks to the implementation of new technologies and very rapid development of imaging diagnostic procedures in the last few decades. On the other hand, the development of imaging diagnostic procedures has put aside the traditional gaining of experience by working on real patients, and the need for other alternatives of learning interventional radiology procedures has emerged. A new method of virtual approach was added as an excellent alternative to the currently known methods of training on physical models and animals. Virtual reality represents a computer- generated reconstruction of anatomical environment with tactile interactions and it enables operators not only to learn on their own mistakes without compromising the patient's safety, but also to enhance their knowledge and experience. Discussion. It is true that studies published so far on the validity of endovascular simulators have shown certain improvement of operator's technical skills and reduction in time needed for the procedure, but on the other hand, it is still a question whether these skills are transferable to the real patients in the angio room. Conclusion. With further improvement of technology, shortcomings of virtual approach to interventional procedures learning will be less significant and this procedure is likely to become the only method of learning in the near future.
ACCESSION #
90029970

 

Related Articles

  • Developing Cyberethnographic Research Methods for Understanding Digitally Mediated Identities. Rybas, Natalia; Gajjala, Radhika // Forum: Qualitative Social Research;Sep2007, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p1 

    In this essay, we discuss the production of subjectivities at the intersection of local/global and online/offline environments through an engagement with the contexts ethnographically, to illustrate a methodology based on epistemologies of doing. We suggest that researchers studying the...

  • i-Touch, You Touch. Heim, Sarah J. // Science & Spirit;Jan/Feb2004, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p20 

    Describes a technology being developed that would enable long distance touch. Authentic sense of touch that the application can transmit; Equipment needed for sensing the touch.

  • State of the art of the virtual reality applied to design and manufacturing processes. Jimeno, Antonio; Puerta, Alberto // International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology;Jul2007, Vol. 33 Issue 9/10, p866 

    The idea that technology can transfer a person to a different environment without any physical movement and create the illusion of interaction with the artificial environment is not new. Scientists and engineers have been dedicating their efforts to its progressive development over the last...

  • MEMS Accelerometers Sensors: an Application in Virtual Reality. Corrêa, Daniel; Santos, Douglas; Contini, Leonardo; Balbinot, Alexandre // Sensors & Transducers (1726-5479);Sep2010, Vol. 120 Issue 9, p13 

    The measurement of a particular human body member position is extremely important in many applications. The human behavior understanding typically involves the body posture analysis or estimation, as well as the generated corresponding gestures. This behavior characterization allows analyzing,...

  • Augmented Reality.  // Stuff;Aug2009, Issue 125, p90 

    The article offers information on the concept of augmented reality (AR). It states that AR is the inverse of virtual reality wherein it will provide the real world a lot of information regarding the recent development in high technology as well as its applications. It also cites the different...

  • A Virtual Reality System Framework for Industrial Product Design Validation. Ladeveze, Nicolas; Sghaier, Adel; Fourquet, Jean Yves // AIP Conference Proceedings;3/5/2009, Vol. 1107 Issue 1, p179 

    This paper presents a virtual reality simulation architecture intended to improve the product parts design quality and the way to take into account manufacturing and maintenance requests in order to reduce the cost and time of the products design. This architecture merges previous studies into a...

  • CyberSightings. Gaggioli, Andrea // CyberPsychology, Behavior & Social Networking;Nov2014, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p729 

    The author discusses the future and convergence of virtual reality (VR). The author shares her experience while immersing into the VR of the new Oculus VR headset Crescent Bay in wherein she felt like she was teleported to the very edge of skycraper. She explains that being aware of the link of...

  • "Virtual Womb" Will Help Prevent Premature Births.  // Futurist;Jul/Aug2004, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p8 

    Focuses on the virtual womb technology developed by British scientists at the University of Leeds to prevent premature births. Advantages of the technology; Significance of the technology; Innovation that drive the creation of virtual-organs.

  • Virtualization (Virtual Technology):. Yukhvid, A. V. // Value Inquiry Book Series;2014, Vol. 276, p477 

    The article discusses the concept of virtualization or virtual technology. Topics discussed include the term technology referring to practical application of knowledge, the definition of virtual technology, creation of artificial technologies by human beings in the likeness of higher and natural...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics