Realistic human body model created to train medics for trauma surgery
A researcher has used 3D printing to create an imitation human body - complete with realistic organs – in a bid to help train surgeons dealing with emergency trauma surgery.
Carefully modelled on a real body, it has been created from a combination of silicone gels and fibres to mimic a real patient to help train surgeons.
Richard Arm, a research fellow at Nottingham Trent University, developed the model in an attempt to recreate the stress and feel of emergency trauma surgery for trainee doctors.
He said: "The aim is to allow trainee surgeons the psychological space to prepare for real... read more
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