Annotated Surgical Manipulation for Simulator-Based Surgical Skill-Transfer Using SiRE – Simulation Record Editor

  • Mikko Rissanen
  • Yoshihiro Kuroda
  • Megumi Nakao
  • Naoto Kume
  • Tomohiro Kuroda
  • Hiroyuki Yoshihara
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4072)


This paper outlines the efforts for developing a framework for annotation of recorded surgical procedures toward the goal of simulator-based skill-transfer in surgery. The framework is based on SiRE – Simulation Record Editor – an application that allows medical teachers to produce variations and make perfect example surgical procedures even without surgical manipulation skills. By using SiRE, physical properties of the recorded manipulation can be modified interactively and accurately. Edited examples can be annotated as they are intended as self-learning media in surgical training of the future.


Surgical Training Haptic Device Medical Teacher Original Trajectory Annotation Framework 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mikko Rissanen
    • 1
  • Yoshihiro Kuroda
    • 2
  • Megumi Nakao
    • 3
  • Naoto Kume
    • 1
  • Tomohiro Kuroda
    • 4
  • Hiroyuki Yoshihara
    • 4
  1. 1.Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto Univ. HospitalKyoto UniversitySakyo-ku, KyotoJapan
  2. 2.Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto Univ. HospitalKyoto UniversitySakyo-ku, KyotoJapan
  3. 3.Nara Institute of Science and TechnologyGraduate School of Information ScienceIkoma, NaraJapan
  4. 4.Department of Medical Informatics, Kyoto Univ. HospitalKyoto University HospitalSakyo-ku, KyotoJapan

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