World Journal of Surgery

, Volume 32, Issue 2, pp 208–212

Patient-specific Surgical Simulation


DOI: 10.1007/s00268-007-9329-3

Cite this article as:
Soler, L. & Marescaux, J. World J Surg (2008) 32: 208. doi:10.1007/s00268-007-9329-3


Technological innovations of the twentieth century have provided medicine and surgery with new tools for education and therapy definition. Thus, by combining Medical Imaging and Virtual Reality, patient-specific applications providing preoperative surgical simulation have become possible.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut de Recherche sur les Cancers de l’Appareil Digestif (IRCAD)1 place de l’HôpitalStrasbourgFrance