Biomedical Sciences and Visualization

Validation/Dissemination of Virtual Temporal Bone Dissection

For more information on this project please visit the VT Bone website.

Funding Source: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, The National Institutes of Health

Principal Investigator: Gregory Wiet, M.D., Children’s Hospital – Columbus

Duration: 8/1/2004 - 7/31/2009

Overview:

This project involves the development and evaluation of a virtual environment for resident training in surgical techniques of temporal bone surgery. The multi-institutional validation study involves over 30 national and 6 international otolaryngological programs. Additional developments are the generation of pedagogical and data standards.

Movies:

Validation/Dissemination of Virtual Temporal Bone Dissection

Validation/Dissemination

Enhancing Realism of Wet Surfaces in Temporal Bone Surgical Simulation

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Figure: Image of user in simulation environment.

This research, Validation/Dissemination of Virtual Temporal Bone Dissection, is supported by a grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, of the National Institutes of Health, 1 R01 DC06458-01A1