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UTMB brain surgeons practice in 3-D before operating

Texas Medical Center News, June 15, 2013

Continuing coverage: At UTMB, doctors training to become neurosurgeons are using 3-D images mixed with a dose of virtual reality to identify diseased portions of the brain and to perform surgery. The unique 3-D set up sits discreetly in a lab in UTMB’s John Sealy Hospital and is one of about 10 such simulators in the nation.
[Note: This article was written by Jim Kelly of UTMB’s Office of Marketing and Communications. Send your story ideas to public.affairs@utmb.edu.]

 




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