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COMPETENCE, VIRTUAL REALITY AND ROBOTICS IN ‎SURGERY ‎

Majeed H. Alwan ‎

Basrah Journal of Surgery مجلة البصرة الجراحية
ISSN: 16833589 Year: 2004 Volume: 10 Issue: 2 Pages: 3-13
Publisher: Basrah University جامعة البصرة

Abstract

Surgical operations have developed in the method which the surgeon’s hands and eyes are used to gain ‎experience and advance the skills. However, to realize a new surgical therapy in the 21st century, it is ‎necessary to use various advanced technologies. These include among many, three dimensional medical ‎images, computer simulation and virtual reality technology, and robots in surgery. This is an outline of ‎the various aspects of these technologies with some more details about robotics in surgery as it is the ‎most recent advancement in that technology arena.‎