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Mathematical modeling and numerics for keyhole surgery simulations

Davies, P.J. (2001) Mathematical modeling and numerics for keyhole surgery simulations. Mathematics Today, 37 (4). pp. 110-112.

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Surgeons receive special training in order to practice endoscopic or keyhole surgery. Much of their training is carried out on hollow dummies supplemented by videos of real operations. This approach can be expensive and has limitations. Considers a long-term aim to produce a computer training package that simulates abdominal keyhole surgery.

Item type: Article
ID code: 2044
Keywords: keyhole surgery, endoscopic, numerical mathematics, modelling, Mathematics
Subjects: Science > Mathematics
Department: Faculty of Science > Mathematics and Statistics
Depositing user: Strathprints Administrator
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2006
Last modified: 20 Oct 2015 10:59

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