Neurosurgical trainer for minimally invasive (endoscopic) brain surgery


Minimally invasive neuroendoscopic procedures are increasingly used for brain tumor, brain cancer, and traumatic brain injuries. There is, however, an unmet need for a specialized training simulator for neurosurgeons for endoscopic skills. A research group led by Dr. Jenifer Wagner at University of Colorado recently developed a novel surgical simulator with detail brain structures and a series of skill stations. Post-course survey by 8 surgeons has shown significant efficacy and ease of use of the training program. The training course would be an ideal addition for medical school and surgical residency programs.


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Doreen Molk
University of Colorado
Jennifer Wagner
David Ormond
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