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Virtual Reality: The Learning Aid of The 21st Century


Taipei Medical University has now developed VR tool in anatomy. In collaboration with HTC, TMU established a virtual reality anatomy classroom. The VR anatomy class is furnished with 10 sets of VIVE Pro and 3D Organon VR anatomy software. Read the full article here to know the usage of VR in education.

Here is a demo video of this 3D Organon VR anatomy software.

This is an additional video, hosted on YouTube.

In the past, it has been difficult to educate patients on the impacts of a procedure or medical need. Through VR, physicians can now easily talk to patients about human organ structures and treatment plans in a shared environment.

A typical patient consultation today can involve human anatomy models, however, microstructures such as nerves, vessels, and lymph nodes are difficult to be displayed. Using VR, patients can more easily understand the impact of diagnosis and treatment plans alongside their physicians.

How do you think about using VR in medical cases?

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