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Coore, Daniel N.; Ramphal, Paul S.; Craven, Michael P.
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Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Title, Analytic
The cardiac surgery training simulator
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Science, Technology and Innovation: UWI Mona Leading the Nation
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2004
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Mona, Jamaica
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University of the West Indies, Mona
Date of Publication
2004
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123-128
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Abstract
The research looks at the use of simulators to overcome the challenge of training surgeons. Although other computer-generated virtual reality models are mentioned the animated porcine (pig's) heart under the direction of a computer program using electro-mechanical pump system is reported to be the most useful. The advantages and disadvantages of the use of this simulator are also sited.....
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