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The Minnesota Pelvic Trainer: A Hybrid VR/Physical Pelvis for Providing Virtual Mentorship.
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PMID:  21335805     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Obtaining accurate understanding of three dimensional structures and their relationships is important in learning human anatomy. To leverage the learning advantages of using both physical and virtual models, we built a hybrid platform consisting of virtual and mannequin pelvis, motion tracking interface, anatomy and pathology knowledge base. The virtual mentorship concept is to allow learners to conveniently manipulate and explore the virtual pelvic structures through the mannequin model and VR interface, and practice on anatomy identification tasks and pathology quizzes more intuitively and interactively than in a traditional self-study classroom, and to reduce the demands of access to dissection lab or wet lab.
Vamsi Konchada; Yunhe Shen; Dan Burke; Omer B Argun; Anthony Weinhaus; Arthur G Erdman; Robert M Sweet
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Studies in health technology and informatics     Volume:  163     ISSN:  0926-9630     ISO Abbreviation:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9214582     Medline TA:  Stud Health Technol Inform     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  280-2     Citation Subset:  T    
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota.
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