VR-Based Simulation for the Learning of Gynaecological Examination

  • Liliane dos Santos Machado
  • Ronei Marcos de Moraes
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4282)


Training is an effective way to acquire learning. Recently, virtual reality systems have been proposed and developed to provide training in medical procedures. This work presents the SITEG, a virtual reality simulator for education in the practice of gynaecological examinations. The SITEG offers a virtual environment where the user can practice the two steps present in a real exam and learn different stages of diseases like Herpes and Human papillomavirus. For that, the system integrates stereoscopic view and a haptic device to allow the identification of malignancies commonly found in this kind of examination. Attached to the simulator there is an assessment tool to classify the user training.


Virtual Reality Haptic Device Study Module Gynaecological Examination Graphical Scene 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Liliane dos Santos Machado
    • 1
  • Ronei Marcos de Moraes
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of InformaticsUniversidade Federal da ParaíbaJoão PessoaBrazil
  2. 2.Department of StatisticsUniversidade Federal da ParaíbaJoão PessoaBrazil

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