New Demands in the Kingdom: Physicians Must Pass this Exam to Operate

In Denmark, physicians undergoing training in vascular surgery must pass a simulation exam before they are allowed to operate on patients. That’s the only right thing to do, says the chief physician at Rigshospitalet hospital.

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Coronavirus: Israeli tech helps doctors train in crucial lung ultrasound

Within two weeks, the company developed a unit providing medical staff with the training to achieve the necessary proficiency within a few hours.

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Collaboration between Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva and Surgical Science enables improved COVID-19 Triage Using Simbionix Lung Ultrasound

Surgical Science developed a unique training module that enables clinicians the ability to acquire accurate and rapid lung diagnostic skills using an ultrasound machine.  Mobile training sessions are being conducted across Israel to help support the medical community.

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The First National Laparoscopic Skill Competition – Finals

The First National Laparoscopic Skill Final Competition was held on January 12, 2020 in West China Hospital, Sichuan University.  Forty-two contestants from the qualifying matches of seven regions all around China participated in the competition, and representatives from more than 100 hospitals in nearly 20 provinces and cities attended the event.

Simbionix LAP Mentor simulators with a customized module from Surgical Science were used as the competition’s equipment and Beijing Beidestar provided the technical and live broadcast support for the event. Contestants’ scores were displayed in the real-time using an automatic cloud data processing center.

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The First National Laparoscopy Skills Competition

The First National Laparoscopy Skills Competition qualifying match was held on December 22, 2019 in seven locations across China with nearly 300 physicians from 90 base hospitals. The competition was broadcast live from Chengdu and Shenzhen, while in Beijing the broadcast used the newly installed 5G network.

Hosted by Laparoscopic Surgeons Committee of CMDA Chinese Endoscopic Doctors Association and CMDA Chinese Society of Laparoscopic Surgery, the event was co-sponsored by National Education Examination Center and CMDA Chinese Endoscopic Doctors Association, and organized by the Sichuan Cancer Society and West China Hospital, Sichuan University.

Winners will participate in the Final Competition on January 12, 2020 at the West China Hospital.

Simbionix LAP Mentor systems from Surgical Science were used as the competition’s equipment, and Beijing Beidestar provided the technical and live broadcast support for the event. Surgical Science also designed the specific module for the competition.

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Surgical Science releases new ICE trainer

Surgical Science released its new ANGIO Mentor ICE Trainer module that trains standard ICE view acquisition in a variety of pathologies, using a real modified ICE catheter handle in a didactic environment Read more

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Surgical Science Healthcare Products Now Available through ECAT Contract with Defense Logistics Agency

  • ECAT contract pricing for healthcare products and services for the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps through February 2021

Date: April 25, 2016

Surgical Science has won a competitive ECAT (Electronic Catalog) contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to deliver medical simulation products and accessories to U.S. military service branches.

ECAT is an online ordering, distribution and payment system providing Department of Defense and other federal customers access to multiple manufacturer and distributor commercial catalogs at discounted prices. ECAT customers can browse, compare and order pharmaceutical, laboratory, dental, optical fabrication, and commercial medical and surgical equipment items, including medical simulators and training equipment.

The Surgical Science Healthcare ECAT contract currently includes 129 catalog items including virtual reality training simulators, software modules, and 3D printed models for procedure planning and rehearsal.


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Susan Vetrone, Director of Marketing, Healthcare




About Surgical Science

Surgical Science provides comprehensive 3D products and services, including 3D printers, print materials, on demand manufacturing services and digital design tools. Its ecosystem supports advanced applications from the product design shop to the factory floor to the operating room. Surgical Science’ precision healthcare capabilities include simulation, Virtual Surgical Planning, and printing of medical and dental devices as well as patient-specific surgical instruments. As the originator of 3D printing and a shaper of future 3D solutions, Surgical Science has spent its 30 year history enabling professionals and companies to optimize their designs, transform their workflows, bring innovative products to market and drive new business models.

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