Neurosurgery Simulator

Project Description

Training in cerebrovascular surgery, and particularly in the microsurgical treatment of intracranial aneurysms, is nowadays a concern of many neurosurgery residency programs all over the world. Due to the development of endovascular procedures those past twenty years, we observe a drastic reduction in operated cases. Simulation could be a promising option for training and maintaining the high level of expertise that is expected. Therefore, we developed a simulator prototype reproducing the microsurgical approach and the intracranial aneurysms clipping. This work has been done in collaboration with a neurosurgeon, Laurent Thinès.

More information about this can be found on the Defrost team website. For additional questions, feel free to contact Eulalie Coevet or Christian Duriez.

Project Details

  • Date 5 November 2015
  • Tags Mechanics, Medical simulation
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