Virtual syringe lets surgeons practise piercing skin and muscle
FundamentalVRBy Chris Baraniuk As my syringe presses against the skin and muscle surrounding a patient’s knee joint, I feel a brief resistance. A gentle increase in pressure, though, and the needle pops through, ready to inject the drug. But this isn’t a real patient or syringe – they’re both virtual. I am taking part in a training simulation created...
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