Virtual Reality Training

Director: Martin Freeth
Year: 2009
Running time: 08:20
Dialogue: English
Country: England
Format: Color / Mini DV
Genre: Documentary – Reality recorded
Competition: Science Documentary
Session: DOC2
Screenings: CERN Globe: Wednesday 17 19:40     Forum Meyrin: Friday 19 14:00
Skills in laparoscopic surgery can be improved by using proficiency based virtual reality training using a simulator. The performance level of novices was increased to that of intermediately experienced laparoscopists and operation time was halved in this randomised controlled trial from Denmark.