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Computing, Robotics, and Imaging for the Surgical Platform

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From: A patient-specific surgical simulator using preoperative imaging data: an interactive simulator using a three-dimensional tactile mouse

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Simulation of the surgical procedure. a: Setup for pre-operative simulation. The virtual 3D model was controlled with a keyboard and a 3D tactile mouse. Rotation and opacity control of the virtual 3D model were controlled by a keyboard. A 3D tactile mouse was used to manipulate surgical instruments such as a scalpel, forceps, and scissors. b: Operating room setup including the simulation system. The same system was brought to the operating room and connected to a large external monitor located at the patient’s head to allow intraoperative visualization.

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