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Where Is the Best Place To Do Robotic Surgical Simulation & Training?

Simulation is increasingly recognized as being an important component when learning how to drive a surgical robot. However, very little discussion has been held about ...
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Mimic’s dV-Trainer on display at the 2012 Robotics & Innovation Competition

Mimic’s dV-Trainer was on display at the 2012 Robotics & Innovation Competition earlier this month. The event was designed to showcase innovations from University/college and high school students from across Canada.  Students were given the opportunity to demonstrate their robots as judges decide which ones have the best practice applications. The event provided students with…

Sneak-Peak of new MLabs™ at SERGS 2012 – Innovative Dry Labs for Robotic Surgery Skills Acquisition

Participants at the SERGS 2012 conference in Marseille, France, had an opportunity to try the new MLabs™ currently in development by Mimic Technologies. These innovative robotic surgery “dry labs” are exact representations of existing Virtual Reality exercises available on the dV-Trainer and the da Vinci Skills Simulator (co-developed by Mimic and Intuitive Surgical). MLabs™ will…

Dr. Nikolaos Akrivos wins da Vinci Simulator Championship at SERGS 2012

An impressive display of robotic surgery skills took place during the da Vinci Simulator competition in Marseille, France at the 4th Annual SERGS Meeting on Robotic Gynaecological Surgery. Conference participants could qualify throughout the event on four available dV-Trainers. The nine best scores earned a spot in the finals, held in the main auditorium as…

New Score can Tell Surgeons how they Perform on the da Vinci Robot

A new assessment system has been developed by a team of researchers to more reliably predict whether surgeons are ready to operate on patients using the da Vinci robot. The new technology, called MScore, provides more precise analysis of actual surgical performance, which has been shown to be difficult to accomplish using common training approaches.…

Hospitals boost robotic surgery but training lags

Mimic Technologies was featured in the April 27, 2012  San Francisco Business Times article by Chris Rauber titled “Hospitals boost robotic surgery but training lags”. According to the article, “Robotic surgery is already being used for hundreds of thousands of surgeries a year, but concerns are rising about a lack of standards for training that…

dV-Trainer Success Stories: MultiCare Health Systems

MultiCare Health Systems, with robotics led by Dr. John Lenihan have integrated simulation training into the credentialing, privileging, and skills maintenance process. Read on to learn more about how they are using Mimic’s dV-Trainer. MultiCare Health Systems, Tacoma, WA MultiCare Health Systems is a pioneer in Western Washington when it comes to robotic surgery. Led…