Have you ever wondered what it would be like to take a ride through the human body on the Magic School Bus? Well, a new bit of virtual reality technology is taking that concept and applying it to medical training. Doctors can now teleport inside the human heart and practice surgery over and over again, and this training could revolutionize the future of health care.
With special thanks to: Betty Irene Moore Children’s Heart Center, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford, Lighthaus Inc.
The Stanford Virtual Heart – Revolutionizing education on congenital heart defects
“Pediatric cardiologists at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford are using immersive virtual reality (VR) technology to explain complex congenital heart defects, which are some of the most difficult medical conditions to teach and understand.”
Congenital Heart Defects (CHDs)
“Congenital heart defects (CHDs) are the most common types of birth defects, and babies born with these conditions are living longer and healthier lives. Find more statistics about CHDs below.”
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