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  • OSSimTech designs, manufactures and sales VR open surgery simulators . Our simulators expand training possibilities in the field of open surgeries with standardized and quality-assured training.
  • 930 Wellington Street, Suite 500 Montreal, Quebec H3C 1T8
  • phone : +( 1 ) 438-403-7465
  • Email : info@ossimtech.com
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  • OUR TRAINING SIMULATOR
    IS LEADING THE PATH
    IN HIGH-FIDELITY SIMULATION

Next Gen VR Open Surgery Training Platform to Boost Surgical Performance.

SIM-ORTHO BROCHURE

ABOUT SIM-ORTHO

Our VR training simulator is a surgical training platform that enables the use of simulation to teach, train and test residents for open surgery procedures.
As the world’s first of its kind, it offers unique possibilities to expand medical education of orthopedic surgery in a novel way.


The Sim-Ortho offers a level of unparalleled precision in a highly realistic 3D environment, as well as a life like touch feedback technology known as haptic technology, which replicates the applied force and resistance feedback felt by surgeons when they manipulate tools to cut and drill through bones and tissues.
We combine the best innovations to deliver an immersive, multi-sensory training experience, measuring user-improvement through a variety of metrics in real time, and allowing for a highly individualized experience.

  • Develop a wide variety of technical hands-on practice and decision making skills from basic tool handling to the most complex procedures

  • A true sensation of touch with real life haptic feedback

  • Train and learn on a wide variety of real clinical cases

  • Customize learning paths, designed and adapted for each level of training

  • An objective and measurable evaluation for each residents







OUR MODULES

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PANEL OF SURGEONS

The development of OSSimTech simulators is supported by leading surgeons who contribute their knowledge and expertise



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Dr. Marc Isler, M.D.Orthopedic Surgeon, FRCSc Fellow

Hospital Maisonneuve-Rosemont

Hospital Program Director, University of Montreal, Canada



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Dr. Vincent Massé, M.D.Orthopedic Surgeon, FRCSc Fellow

Hospital Maisonneuve-Rosemont

Associate Professor, University of Montreal, Canada



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Dr. Véronique Godbout, M.D.Orthopedic Surgeon, FRCSc Fellow

Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal

Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Montreal, Canada



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Dr. Jean Ouellet, M.D.Orthopedic Surgeon, FRCSc Fellow

Professor of Surgery, McGill University

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, McGill University Health Centre, Canada



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Dr. Guy D. Paiement, M.D.Orthopedic Surgeon

Orthopedic Surgeon, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Associate Director, Education Orthopaedic Center, California, USA



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Dr. Marie-Ève Lebel, M.D., MHPE Orthopedic Surgeon, FRCSc Fellow

Orthopedic Surgeon, St Joseph’s Health Care

Associate Professor of Surgery, Hand and Upper Limb Centre, University of Western Ontario, Canada



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Dr. Lahbib Soualmi M.D., PhDNeurosurgeon

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, McGill University

Image Guided Neurosurgical Navigation Consultant King Fahad Medical City Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

ADVANTAGES AND BENEFITS


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PATIENT FIRST!

With better training and education, we develop better doctors and therefore better patient care. With less theater time spent in the OR, residents need the best tools to ensure proper surgery training.

  • The Sim-Ortho training simulator enables students to practice different orthopedic surgeries that they would normally not necessarily practice often during their residency years.
  • Unlike in an OR where a mistake could injure the patient, training on the simulator allows residents to make mistakes and learn without consequences.

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT

Practice and repetition of complex surgeries on OSSimTech’s VR simulator accelerate the learning curve of its users.

  • The Sim-Ortho surgical simulator helps residents reach a predetermined level of high proficiency and allow them to go into the OR and fine-tune their skills starting from a higher level.
  • We provide training (that currently does not exist in any form of virtual reality at all) in procedures that carry significant morbidity, risks of patient complications and poor functional outcomes.

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COST-SAVING

The use of the Sim-Ortho training simulator will contribute to surgical training with a reduction in the use of OR and material costs. This means less space required, reusability, no consumables and no mess! Wet labs and use of cadavers offer advantages but also come with significant disadvantages.

  • Costs for academic institutions are very high (not including maintenance fees) with low repeatability.
  • Health problems from exposure to embalming chemicals and religion issues are also common disadvantages associated to cadaver use.
  • Finally and most importantly, cadavers will most likely not present the pathologies that must be learned (Osteoarthritis, Scoliosis, Hernias, etc.)

The Sim-Ortho simulator is the perfect complement to cadaver labs. Residents develop a high level proficiency on the simulator before perfecting their art on cadavers and in the OR”

UNIQUE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE

With the Sim-Ortho simulator, we provide a unique educational experience where you feel in your hand what you see on the screen! OSSimTech simulators:

  • Allow handling and manipulation of multiple orthopedic tools in a highly realistic 3D environment mimicking the sound, force, and imaging of real-life actions in surgery.
  • Use its patented technology of real-time haptic feed-back (applied force and resistance) to provide a real “hands-on” feeling of handheld tools such as saws, screwdrivers, rongeurs or drills.
  • Develop the cognitive process of surgery where the trainee is involved in decision-making to optimize the outcomes of the procedures.

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PERFORMANCE AND EVALUATION

The Sim-Ortho provides objective feedback on each tasks performed by the trainee. After each completed procedure, the user receives a feedback based on metrics developed with experts.

With medical education transitioning form an apprenticeship model to a competency-based model, there is a need for new education tools that can provide objective performance feedback to better assist the training process of residents, especially in surgery training.