Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

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Medical Simulation Environments

Medical Simulation Environments

Contact Person(s): Prof. Nassir Navab, Ph.D. Pascal Fallavollita , M.Sc. Philipp Stefan and M.Sc. Patrick Wucherer

Keywords: Medical Simulation Environment


The goal for the modern learner is to arrive at the bedside of a real patient with proficiency already demonstrated in the requisite skills. In this process, the most expensive and scarce resource is the experienced clinical instructor. In this area, the synergy between computer-assistance and real medical instrumentation can make invaluable contributions by enabling focused and deliberate practice to further motivate the trainee. Thus, clinical education specialists need a customizable medical simulation environment to experiment with new learning models and training regimens. To our knowledge, we have designed and evaluated the first VR simulator with the capacity to control the introduction of adverse events or complication yielding a wide spectrum of highly adjustable crisis simulation scenarios. Moreover, our design is the first that combines a VR simulator with a computerized mannequin simulator in an OR crisis simulation scenario.


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Contact Person(s)

Nassir Navab
Prof. Dr. Nassir Navab
Pascal Fallavollita
Dr. Pascal Fallavollita
Patrick Wucherer
Dr. Patrick Wucherer
Philipp Stefan
Philipp Stefan


Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik - Innenstadt, AG CAS
Nussbaumstr. 20
80336 München

Room: C2.06
Tel.: +49 89 5160-3615
Tel.: +49 89 5160-3635
Fax: +49 89 5160-3630
Visit our lab at Klinikum Innenstadt.

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Please contact Prof. Nassir Navab, Ph.D. Pascal Fallavollita , M.Sc. Philipp Stefan and M.Sc. Patrick Wucherer for available student projects within this research project.

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