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Conference goals include better surgery and better surgeons
Date:12/3/2010

ation Institute, New Hope Ventures, and Covidien.

Conference presentations will hosted by BIASE and the University of Chicago Simulation Center, which provides advanced high-fidelity human patient simulators and the access grid tele-collaboration technology to study simulated medical events and scenarios in an immersive environment.

Computers and automation, as well as the ability to simulate surgical settings and evaluate surgical technique, are bringing "a new level of innovation and accountability to the operating room," said Alverdy.

"Before these tools were available, surgeons trained by observing and practicing," he said. "Now we can create a virtual surgical environment. This is a huge advance for training. But it also lets experienced surgeons measure their technical skills. Something as simple as how tightly a surgeon makes a knot, can make a difference in whether blood flows smoothly through newly joined vessels or a kink or leak develops, a potentially life-threatening complication. Now we have the tools to assess those basic skills and to re-educate those who need a boost."

Conference Schedule for Friday, December 17

    8:30 Vision for the meeting, Jeffrey B. Matthews, MD, John C. Alverdy, MD.
    8:45 Taking the risk out of the high-risk anastomosis: thinking beyond technique, Andrea Olivas MD, Surgical Research Fellow.
    9:15 History and future of anastomotic devices, Michael Whitman, CEO, New Hope Ventures.
    10:15 Making innovation matter: industry's perspective, Marisha Godek, PhD, Covidien.
    10:45 Surgical innovation: the Spanish experience, Julio Mayol, MD.
    11:15 Virtual reality, simulation, robotics demonstrations,
    1:00 Biological Scaffolds Joel Collier, PhD.
    1:45 Polymers, biological devices, and heart surgery, Shahab Ahkter, MD.
    2:15 Percutaneous biliary anastomosis. Guiliano Testa, MD.
    3:15 Live Action operation real-time, remote, continuous, multidisciplinar
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Contact: John Easton
john.easton@uchospitals.edu
773-702-6241
University of Chicago Medical Center
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