A plastic surgery research group in Japan has developed an augmented reality (AR) system that enables surgeons to create 3D simulations of the desired outcomes of facial reconstructive procedures and project them over a patient’s face during surgery. Details of their simulations were published in August in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—Global. Koichi Ueda, MD, PhD, […]
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Can supervised training with a virtual reality (VR) simulator improve performance in cadaver temporal bone dissection? Background: Cadaveric temporal bone dissection exercises are the cornerstones of otologic surgical training, but there is an increasing shortage of temporal bones worldwide and an increasing number of otorhinolaryngology trainees. The role of virtual reality (VR) is now recognized in […]