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'Super-needle' surgery simulator

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Virtual 3D patients could be used to train staff in pin-hole surgery, thanks to work at Bangor University. The ImaGINe-S simulator uses similar technology as computer games to recreate the feeling of guiding a surgical needle into the body. BBC Wales health correspondent Hywel Griffith reports

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