Incorporation of Coordination Skills and Customization Module to WESST – OT Otolaryngology´s Simulator

  • Lina María Hurtado Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
  • Oscar Darío Ramírez Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
  • Mauricio Castrillón S. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
  • Angélica María Ospina C. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
  • Francisco Julián Herrera Botero Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
  • Andrés Adolfo Navarro Newball Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
  • Jorge Alberto Vélez Beltrán Centro de Telemedicina de Colombia (CTMC), Cali
Keywords: surgery, endoscopy, coordination, skill, otolaryngology, anomaly, pathology.

Abstract

This paper describes the process of incorporating a virtual environment for the practice of the coordination skill to the Web Environment for Surgical Skills in Training in Otolaryngology, WESST - OT. Additionally, a complementary module which allows session customization and the inclusion of anomalies and pathologies in the paranasal region is presented.

Author Biographies

Lina María Hurtado, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
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Oscar Darío Ramírez, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
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Mauricio Castrillón S., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
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Angélica María Ospina C., Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
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Francisco Julián Herrera Botero, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
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Andrés Adolfo Navarro Newball, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali
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Jorge Alberto Vélez Beltrán, Centro de Telemedicina de Colombia (CTMC), Cali
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Published
2007-08-01
Section
Original Research