Events

Interesting Studies from AUA 2017

In May, Mimic joined top urologists from around the world in attending the AUA Annual Meeting in Boston. Among the rich content and papers presented, here are 3 especially interesting robotic surgery training and simulation takeaways from papers presented at AUA 2017: 1. Trainees take between 15% and 120% longer than expert surgeons when carrying…

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First Portable Robotic Surgery Simulator, FlexVR™, available at AUA 2017

Top urologists from around the world are expected to attend the 112th AUA Annual Meeting in Boston, May 13 – 15, 2017. The anticipated event features more educational offerings and innovative programming than ever before, and is the perfect place for Mimic Technologies to further showcase the world’s first portable robotic surgery simulator. Earlier this…

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First of Its Kind, Portable Robotic Surgery Training System Debuts at EAU 2017

Attendees at this year’s Annual EAU Congress are invited to demo the newest surgery simulator created by Mimic Technologies. The new, portable system includes the same top training programs you’ll find on the full size dV-Trainer, such as Maestro AR with Prostatectomy Si and Prostatectomy Xi – yet the new FlexVR™ surgery simulator is more…

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Art Director Gordon Nealy on Training, Instruction + Education in Simulation

The following is a transcript from Mimic’s Art Director Gordon Nealy who spoke about Mimic’s approach to training, instruction and education during the recent Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) Annual Conference. In his speech, Nealy explains how Mimic has created new training, instruction, and educational approaches to robotic surgery simulation and how surgeons and patients are benefiting.…

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3D Artist Steve Rowse on “Designing the Original Robotic Surgery Simulator”

This year’s  Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) Annual Conference brought together 400+ visual communication experts to share tales of cutting-edge medical procedures, newly discovered molecular processes, revealing scientific mysteries, and inspirational journeys that fascinate all of us. Mimic was honored to have three of our talented team members (Steve Rowse, Gordon Nealy and Emily Shaw)…

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Procedure-Specific Simulation Training: From the OR to the Classroom

The following blog post is a transcript of a speech Andrew J. Hung, MD (Director, Surgical Simulation & Education at USC Institute of Urology) gave during this year’s American Urological Association Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida. “Existing robotic virtual reality simulators have been focused on basic surgical skills. This has been a very appropriate entry point…

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A Case for better Surgeon Training

 The following blog post is a transcript of a speech Jeff Berkley, PhD (CEO, Chairman & Founder, Mimic Technologies) gave during this year’s American Urological Association Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.  “I want to start by making a case for the need for better training.  Some of you may be familiar with this report, it’s called…

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