Surgeons Train on UNLV’s Virtual Surgery Simulator

Article Las Vegas Review Journal
UNLV School of Medicine's Virtual Surgery SimulatorDr. Michael Daubs demonstrates the virtual surgery simulator

It’s like a flight simulator, but for young doctors who are learning how to perform arthroscopic surgery. Orthopedic residents, training in their specialty, manipulate real surgical instruments inside an artificial knee while feeling the same type of tactile pressure they would if they were passing through tissue or bone.  Giving young surgeons the ability to become skilled fairly quickly.  An incredibly useful device that few medical schools possess. 

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