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VR in medical training

Posted on: 01/23/2018| Source: http://www.technologyreview.com

The future of medicine and surgery could be changed by VR technology. Using virtual reality to train surgeons and help them practice could easily become standard teaching practice in the years to come. "Bloomberg reports that Ahmed plans to use VR and AR to insert his avatar into operating rooms in order to teach budding surgeons. 'Doctors do not need to feel out of their depth, and this technology will allow them to get help whenever required,' he says." Remember playing the board game, "Operation" as a kid? Imagine it in VR!

Shafi Ahmed is, by some measures, the world’s most-watched surgeon—and now he thinks he can use VR to make medical training more accessible. The streaming surgeon: Last year, Ahmed used Snap’s Spectacles to walk viewers...[Read More]
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