A short message from TVASurg

December 31, 2019News

Hi there, Happy holidays from the TVASurg team! As we step into our 9th year of production, we’ve taken the time to reflect and revisit our mission and goals in the realm of surgical education. We’ve reached out to our content experts, collaborators, as well our viewers in the past few months, and have created … Read More

Happy holidays from TVASurg!

December 24, 2019News

Dear subscribers and followers, Happy holidays! It’s been another great year for TVASurg. This year, eleven new HPB videos and two OBGYN videos are added to the atlas. You can check out the links in the gallery below for all the cases released this year. We have also continued our journey in developing Virtual Reality … Read More

BMCAA UnCon 2019

December 13, 2019Conferences, News

Once again the esteemed Biomedical Communications Alumni Association hosted its annual one-day “un-conference” this past November at the University of Toronto St. George campus. This event helps practictioners at all levels in the field gain insights into the activities and projects of students, professors, and alumni of the BMC program, as well as kindred spirits in closely related … Read More

VR update: Multiplayer function

July 17, 2019News, Research

On the heels of last month’s update, we’d like to showcase another feature in our VR modules – the multiplayer function. Multiplayer function Seen below is an overview of the multi-player module: Two of our surgeons, each equipped with separate headsets and controllers, are interacting with each other as well as a virtual liver, as … Read More

VR update: Surgical simulation module

June 18, 2019News, Research

With summer incoming, we’d like to report on the progress we’ve made on the Virtual Reality (VR) modules developed here at TVASurg. VR surgical simulation module http://pie.med.utoronto.ca/TVASurg/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2018_04_blog_Mod1_Comp-2c.mp4 Operating room VR modules   Our VR development has delved into simulating patient-specific procedures before, though the modules we’ve developed are more akin to surgical planning tools, where … Read More