Surgeons learn to master their instruments alongside an assistant with a camera, optimally preparing them for the operating room.
Evaluation of the educational value of a virtual reality TURP simulator according to a curriculum-based approach
Tjiam IM, Berkers CH, Schout BM, Brinkman WM, Witjes JA, Scherpbier AJ, Hendrikx AJ, Koldewijn ELThis study aimed to evaluate the place of the TURPsim (Simbionix/VirtaMed, Beit Goal, Israel) within a urologic residency training curriculum, including training needs analysis (TNA) and investigating its validity.
Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate: Simulation-Based Training Curriculum and Validation
Kuronen-Steward C, Ahmed K, Aydin A, Dasgupta P, Aho T, Popert R.To evaluate the face, content, and construct validity of a novel virtual reality simulator for holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) and to assess its feasibility and acceptability as a training model.
Meet VirtaTed and he will help you improve your surgical skills
December 17, 2014VirtaTed guides you through the basic skills tasks of our new FAST module. It runs on the Sawbones workstation developed under the guidance of an ABOS task force and AANA. Let VirtaTed help you to improve your triangulation skills, or even play some Tetris®!
VirtaMed ArthroS™ for resident training @ Baylor College of Medicine
December 02, 2014The Baylor College of Medicine has integrated our ArthroS™ simulator into their residency curriculum. Deborah Taylor, Assistant Director of the Simulation Center, shares her experiences with the VirtaMed team and the training capabilities of the simulator.
Software release 2015 for VirtaMed HystSim™ and UroSim™: New features, improved learning, streamlined design
March 31, 2015The upcoming software releases for our HystSim™ and UroSim™ contain a variety of ideas, features and improvements that make our gynecology and urology simulators even better. You can train for hysteroscopy, TURP and bladder tumor removal in a safe, highly realistic environment – which is now being brought to you in an optimized way:
ASRM and VirtaMed to Create Embryo Transfer Simulator
March 30, 2015The American Society for Reproductive Medicine, America’s leading professional organization in reproductive medicine and infertility, and VirtaMed, the world’s leader in building customized virtual reality simulation devices for medicine, are pleased to announce the development of a simulator for training in ultrasound -guided and -unguided embryo transfer in In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Intrauterine Insemination (IUI).
VirtaMed wins Red Herring 100 Europe Award
April 17, 2015Now it’s official: VirtaMed is one of the top, most exciting 100 start-up companies in Europe! This according to a Red Herring jury that screens thousands of promising start-up companies worldwide each year and assess e.g. growth rate, technological advantage, social contribution, CEO/Team experience and track record, team quality, and other criteria.
Study: Proficiency-based simulation training provides best results
May 18, 2015According to an AANA study, combining simulation with step-by-step learning targets brings substantially better results than traditional education or training on a simulator without objectively set, quantitative benchmarks.