Virtual dissection table ‘as close as you can get’ to real cadaver, students say

Technology could one day allow for simulated surgeries, experts say.

If Meghan Bowler needs to take a closer look at the cadaver in front of her, she just slides her finger across to slice it open.

The cadaver is actually a three-dimensional anatomical model on a virtual dissection table, that Bowler and her Stanford classmates were the first to test this spring quarter.

“While it’s not the real thing, it’s about as close as you can get,” she said.…Read More