Gynecology Simulation Models: Complete Simulation Model = Trainer (hardware) + Real Tissue Specimen (software)

Our simulation models use two components: a plastic trainer (hardware) used in conjunction with a disposable ex-vivo specimen (software). Some disposable specimens are hybrid models combining plastic, silicon with real tissue. These types of models are single-use disables cartridges. The use of cartridges allows an easy setup and exchange of simulation models even without pre-experience.

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Simulation Trainers (hardware) – used in conjunction with real tissue ex-vivo specimens

Surgical Location Name of Trainer Description Used commonly with which real tissue models …
EASIE-R 1 with laparoscopic domed lid Basic simulation model with anatomically shaped cavity to facilitate a variety of specimens to be used for laparoscopic surgery
  • Porcine ex-vivo GYN explant
EASIE-R 2 with laparoscopic lid Completely refined simulation model with flat bottom tray. This model contains a second bottom PEG board with adjustable alligator clamp to facilitate the use of organs of different type, size and shape. The alligator clamps can be adjusted to perfectly adapt to the size and type of specimen. This trainer can be used for laparoscopic surgical procedures.
  • Porcine ex-vivo GYN explant
EASIE-R 2 Simulator with flat lid Completely refined simulation model with flat bottom tray. This model contains a second bottom PEG board with adjustable alligator clamp to facilitate the use of organs of different type, size and shape. The alligator clamps can be adjusted to perfectly adapt to the size and type of specimen
  • Vagina & uterus cartridge
  • Cervical tumor cartridge
  • Myometrium bleeding cartridge

Real Tissue Ex-vivo Specimens (software)

Surgical Location Name of Specimen Contains which organs… Used commonly for which procedure …
Porcine ex-vivo GYN explant Uterus, salpinx, ovaries, colon, rectum, mesentery, urinary bladder and urethra
  • Laparoscopic tubal ligation
  • Laparoscopic hysterectomy
  • Laparoscopic salpingectomy and ovarian cystectomy
Vagina & uterus cartridge Porcine vagina and uterus (modified to resemble human anatomy). Artificial polyps and tumors can be created in the uterus.
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic hysteroscopy
  • Myometrial ablation
  • Polypectomy
Cervical tumor Porcine vagina and uterus (modified to resemble human anatomy).
  • LEEP
Uterine bleeding Porcine vagina and uterus (modified to resemble human anatomy). Two bleeding vessels are sutured into the myometrium.
  • Hemostasis

Hysteroscopy Simulation Model

We recently developed a novel hysteroscopy model for the training of diagnostic and therapeutic hysteroscopic procedures. This model uses porcine uterine tissue with altered anatomy to resemble a human uterus. Artificial tumors can be created in the myometrium to simulate hysteroscopic ablation techniques. Bleeding can be simulated with the creation of artificial vessels in the uterine wall. These vessels are connected to a roller pump which delivers artificial blood. Hemostasis techniques can be simulated in a hazard-free environment without the risk of patient harm.