The VirtaMed HystSim™ offers highly realistic hysteroscopy training for the practice of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Learners are able to train with real instruments, including a hysteroscope, loop electrode, grasper, scissors and roller ball, while gaining live performance feedback. With photorealistic graphics and more than 50 pathologies, both trainees and practicing endoscopists can gain experience with a variety of cases in a risk-free environment.
“Training for hysteroscopy is very challenging on live patients. Skills training in residency is limited. A hysteroscopic simulator is the best way to really train residents and practicing physicians in procedures. This particular hysteroscopic trainer is an excellent device for training for polypectomy and myomectomy.”
The VirtaMed HystSim™ learning modules cover essential skills, diagnostic and therapeutic hysteroscopy and challenging interventions, such as multiple polyps or myomas.
The essential skills module is a complete curriculum for integration of hysteroscopy training into Ob/Gyn residency programs. Using a hysteroscope and standard grasper handle, learners can practice aligning the scope, camera handling, establishing clear viewing and safe navigation, taking a biopsy and polyp removal.
The hysteroscopy modules offer 32 patient cases of varying difficulty, including polypectomy, myomectomy, and endometrial ablation procedures. Practitioners can prepare for more challenging interventions such as a fundal septum, multiple fibroids and intensive bleeding.
The VirtaMed PelvicSim™ can be combined within the HystSim™ pelvic model for more training options. PelvicSim™ allows trainees to practice uterine sounding and intrauterine device (IUD) placement with real devices and instruments. Learners use a speculum to manipulate the version and flexion of the uterus with a tenaculum forceps. The IUD cases allow physicians to practice placement of the Mirena®, Skyla/Jaydess® or ParaGard® in anteverted or retroverted uteri.