The PHACON trainers unites the advantages of a surgical training on an anatomical model with the possibilities of virtual assistance. The surgery on the artificial specimen is supported by a related navigation system and integrated sensor technology.
Strategies of operating can be trained with real instruments with the neccessary haptic, as usual with specimen. Additionally, the surgeon receives further information, e.g. CT-data, the virtual model, the position of the instrument and the analysis of injured risk structures.
Worldwide PHACON trainers and artificial specimen are in use as an effective supplement or alternative to human specimen. In surgical training courses, on fairs and congresses, the trainers are immediately ready for use without special handling or storing.