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A simulation system for training in endoscopic operations includes an endoscope apparatus, including at least one input for inserting an endoscopic working instrument, a sensor arrangement to detect a movement of the endoscopic working instrument, a control device to generate a virtual image of an endoscopic operation scene depending on a movement of the endoscopic working instrument, transmission means to transmit measured values supplied by the sensor arrangement to the control device for use in generating the virtual image and a display device to display the virtual image, where the sensor arrangement includes at least one optic sensor that interacts with a surface of a shaft of the endoscopic working instrument to detect the movement of the endoscopic working instrument. A flexible endoscope, an endoscopic working instrument and a method for recording a movement of an endoscopic working instrument as well as a method for training in endoscopic operations.

Title
Simulation system for training in endoscopic operations
Application Number
12/963429
Publication Number
8834171 (B2)
Application Date
December 8, 2010
Publication Date
September 16, 2014
Inventor
Thomas Hinding
Aldingen
DE
Bjoern Speiser
Rottweil
DE
Bernhard Gloeggler
Tuttlingen
DE
Agent
St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens
Assignee
Karl Storz & Co KG
DE
IPC
G09B 23/28
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