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Surgical Simulation Drives New Training And Certification

Tue, 05/18/2010 - 7:21am

Simbionix USA Corporation, a leading provider of medical education and simulation training products, reports that their ANGIO Mentor virtual reality simulator was used during the 4th International Congress of the Polish Vascular Societies in April 2010 for the training and certification of vascular physicians from medical centers across Poland.

The scientific program covered vascular and endovascular issues including patient management during and after the intervention, vascular malformations and children's vascular surgery. During the congress learners gained hands on practice on the ANGIO Mentor.

The Simbionix ANGIO Mentor is a multidisciplinary simulator that provides a complete environment for hands-on practice of interventional endovascular procedures. During the sessions, the physicians used the Simbionix simulators to train and exhibit proficiency in various procedures. Attendees who completed one full endovascular procedure and demonstrated their knowledge and skills in the case steps received certification from the Polish Vascular Society.

Training sessions utilized the various practice opportunities offered by the ANGIO Mentor, including carotid stenting, iliac & SFA interventions, renal arteries interventions, as well as virtual abdominal aortic aneurism repairs.

For more information on Simbionix, visit http://www.simbionix.com.

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