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Copyright ©2010 Baishideng.
World J Gastrointest Surg. Jun 27, 2010; 2(6): 224-230
Published online Jun 27, 2010. doi: 10.4240/wjgs.v2.i6.224
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Figure 1 A camera and LED lighting system provide visualization and the surgeon works through two trocars placed in fixed positions through an opaque cover on top of the box.
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Figure 2 A novel method of measuring procedural competence using thermal imaging of the face.
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Figure 3 Magnetic trackers demonstrate that it is possible to quantitatively track the motion of a surgeon’s hands and generate a ‘‘motion signature’’ which has a different pattern in experts vs novices.
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Figure 4 Real laparoscopic instruments with a mechanical device called the Blue Dragon.
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Figure 5 Motion capture camera technology.
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Figure 6 Remote surgeon on control station and VisitOR1TM in operating room environment.