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Conceptual Framework for Laparoscopic VR Simulators
November/December 2006 (vol. 26 no. 6)
pp. 69-79
Pablo Lamata, Universidad Polit?cnica de Madrid
Enrique J. G?mez, Universidad Polit?cnica de Madrid
Roger L. Kneebone, Imperial College London
Rajesh Aggarwal, Imperial College London
F?lix Lamata, Hospital Cl?nico Universitario
Availability of VR laparoscopic simulation for surgical training has increased significantly. Nevertheless, few studies have explored such simulators? requirements and the degree of fidelity necessary to provide effective educational tools. The authors aim to identify which didactic resources available in VR simulation technologies are most important for laparoscopic training.

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Index Terms:
laparoscopy, training, VR, didactic resources, simulation design, simulation evaluation
Pablo Lamata, Enrique J. G?mez, Fernando Bello, Roger L. Kneebone, Rajesh Aggarwal, F?lix Lamata, "Conceptual Framework for Laparoscopic VR Simulators," IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 69-79, Nov.-Dec. 2006, doi:10.1109/MCG.2006.125
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