Hip replacement: VR surgery training and haptic feedback -- MEDICA.de

Hip replacement: virtual surgical training with haptic technology

Interview with Dr. Mario Lorenz, Research Associate, Institute for Machine Tools and Production Processes (IWP), Chemnitz University of Technology (TU Chemnitz)

01/04/2021

Image: Smiling man with glasses, short brown hair and beard - Dr. Mario Lorenz; Copyright: René Apitzsch

Dr. Mario Lorenz

Products and exhibitors around implants and prosthesis

Image: A hip implant in a transparent model of a human bone; Copyright: Messe Düsseldorf
Image: A man wearing a VR headset is holding a surgical instrument that is attached to a robotic arm; Copyright: Dynamic HIPS

Surgery training with VR headset: all steps in the implantation of a hip endoprosthesis can be trained in the simulator that is being developed by "Dynamic HIPS".

About the project "Dynamic HIPS"

Image: Man with glasses and beard - Timo Roth; Copyright: beta-web/Schmitz

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