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Canadian university lab taps new tech to train surgeons

Unlike many research lab, the Surgical Simulation Research Lab (SSRL) at the University of Alberta in Canada  is focusing on healthcare providers; specifically, they aim to know capacities and limitations of physicians and surgeons, and design a system to support them. 

"Our goal is to create a simulation system for young physicians and surgeons to practice surgical skills without harming the patient..." said Bin Zheng, Associate Professor and the Director of SSRL. "This includes a better simulation programme for their skills training. We do everything to create a simulation model to replace patients being used as a training model".

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Source: Xinhua News, 21 July 2019


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