“Surgical Rehearsal to Improve Efficiency in Clipping of Cerebral Aneurysms”
Surgical Theater LLC, developer of the first neurosurgery imaging platform that transforms patients’ own CT and MRI images into a dynamic and interactive simulated model, has been selected to present at the prestigious 2012 Military Health System Research Symposium being held August 13-16 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.Dr. Shakeel Chowdhry, neurosurgeon with University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Surgical Theater, will present his research paper titled, “Surgical Rehearsal to Improve Efficiency in Clipping of Cerebral Aneurysms.” The paper was selected by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense from over 600 abstracts submitted for consideration.
“This is a significant recognition for the clinical merit of Surgical Theater’s work and we are
very proud to be selected to present at this prestigious forum,” said Moty Avisar, Surgical
Theater president and co-founder.
Avisar is a former Israeli Air Force officer specializing in the development of large scale R&D
flight simulator projects. ”Since my personal background is in developing simulation and
modeling technology for the Air Force, I am particularly proud to be chosen to participate in
this most important military health systems conference,” Avisar said.
The Military Health System Research Symposium is the premier scientific meeting to
address the unique medical needs of military personnel. It also provides a collaborative
environment for military medical care providers with deployment experience, Department of
Defense scientists, academia, and industry who will discuss and address the advancement
of research and health care development in areas of Combat Casualty Care, Military Operational Medicine, Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine, and Military Infectious Disease