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Surgery, Virtual Reality, and the Future

Institution:
1Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. kirby@bwh.harvard.edu
2Department of Neurosurgery, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
Publication Date:
Feb-2013
Journal:
Stud Health Technol Inform
Volume Number:
184
Citation:
Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013 Feb;184.
PubMed ID:
23653952
PMCID:
PMC4017899
Keywords:
Virtual reality, Augmented Reality, Surgery, Image-guided Surgery
Appears in Collections:
NAC, CIGL, NA-MIC, NCIGT, SLICER, SPL
Sponsors:
P41 EB015898/EB/NIBIB NIH HHS/United States
P41 EB015902/EB/NIBIB NIH HHS/United States
P41 RR013218/RR/NCRR NIH HHS/United States
U54 EB005149/EB/NIBIB NIH HHS/United States
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Vosburgh K.G., Golby A.J., Pieper S. Surgery, Virtual Reality, and the Future. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013 Feb;184. PMID: 23653952. PMCID: PMC4017899.
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MMVR has provided the leading forum for the multidisciplinary interaction and development of the use of Virtual Reality (VR) techniques in medicine, particularly in surgical practice. Here we look back at the foundations of our field, focusing on the use of VR in Surgery and similar interventional procedures, sum up the current status, and describe the challenges and opportunities going forward.

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