Osso VR announced the launch of a virtual reality (VR) training module for Wright Medical’s INFINITY Total Ankle Replacement System. The module is being demonstrated at the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) annual meeting from Sept. 12-15, 2019.
This training scenario allows surgeons to experience in a hands-on way the value of patient-specific ankle arthroplasty including the ability to practice their fluoroscopic skills. Surgeons can train and assess themselves on the intuitive workflow of the procedure at their own pace, allowing them to rapidly become proficient in this high-demand, emerging technique.
Osso VR’s scientifically validated training platform is designed for surgeons, sales teams and other trainees to address new techniques and increase confidence through learning for new medical devices. The technology provides realistic, haptic-enhanced interactions in an immersive training environment. The company’s surgical training technology provides on-demand, educational experiences that are effective, repeatable, and measurable to help surgeons reach proficiency with the device.
“Patients want and need access to the highest value procedures and technologies. Unfortunately, barriers to training often prevent them from having access to these impactful surgeries. Osso VR is committed to driving the adoption of higher value technologies like total ankle replacement, and with this launch, we will give surgeons the confidence to utilize the optimal treatment for their patients,” said Justin Barad, MD, co-founder and CEO of Osso VR.