Virtuelle Realität könnte die Arbeit und Ausbildung von Chirurgen stark verbessern. Foto: Sasin Tipchai via Pixabay.

Surgical procedures always  pose a risk. Moreover, x-ray imagery or data from CT or MRT do not reveal everything. A research project led by the Technology Centre for Computer Science and Information Technology (Technologie-Zentrum Informatik und Informationstechnik or TZI) at the University of Bremen aims to change this through new technologies such as 3D printing, virtual reality and augmented reality. These should help surgical teams to better plan their procedures and reduce the risks for the patient.

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