Pediatric Circumcision Simulation Model

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Abstract

Having a surgical simulation model allows residents to learn the steps and tissue dynamics involved with a procedure in a risk-free environment. The previous circumcision practice model used within the Augusta University Obstetrics Department did not realistically simulate the procedure. 3D modeling and printing were utilized to create molds, which were then injected with silicone. The resulting silicone circumcision model was found to have highly realistic tissue dynamics. Future residents within the obstetrics department will use the completed silicone model to practice circumcisions.



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This Vesalius Trust research poster was presented at the 2018
Association of Medical Illustrators' Annual Meeting in Newton, Massachusetts


 

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