Developing VR modules for surgical education

November 15, 2016News

The TVASurg team has always been keen on learning and adapting new technology, with the goal of documenting and presenting the complex and intricate work done by our HPB surgeons in Toronto. As such, our team has started to develop content in Virtual Reality (VR), and explore how the immersive experience that VR brings could … Read More

IHPBA 2016 in Sáo Paulo

November 11, 2016Conferences, News

I would never have thought making animation-enhanced surgical videos would send me to Brazil, but it actually happened this past March. The 2016 annual meeting for the International Hepato-Pancreatico-Biliary Association (IHPBA) took place in São Paulo for an attendance of hundreds of HPB and transplant surgeons. Since the earliest days of TVASurg, we have been … Read More

Summer wrap-up featuring Matan Berson

September 22, 2016Bio, News

Summer is…almost over, and we’d like to take the opportunity to acknowledge the work of our awesome summer student, Matan Berson (Class of 2017). As a first year student at the Master of Science in Biomedical Communications Program at the University of Toronto, Matan first contacted us in March, expressing his interest in working with … Read More

AMI Annual Conference 2016

August 30, 2016Conferences

The 71st Association of Medical Illustrators (AMI) Annual Conference was held this past July in Atlanta, Georgia, and the TVASurg team was honoured to speak at one of the TED-talk style sessions. To address an audience of veteran medical illustrators, we decided to focus less on the techniques and approaches we use in producing our … Read More

Our first demo reel

July 26, 2016News

Since 2011, the Toronto Video Atlas of Surgery team has been deeply entrenched in production, loving every moment of pixel-pinching animation, and re-discovering the awe and wonders found in human anatomy. We would like to share with you a compilation of our endeavors in HPB surgery and multi-organ transplant storytelling–our first demo reel. Through a … Read More