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Picture my body

1 March 2012

In a hospital in Brussels surgeons are trying to surgically remove a tumour from a liver. And they are not alone. They are being helped by a sophisticated 3D computer model. It is just a practical example of what is called ‘virtual physiology’.

This Futuris episode shows how virtual physiology is already in use to better prepare surgery in hospitals in Belgium, France and Italy.

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See also: New "virtual liver" technology helps detect liver tumours (Commission Press release)

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