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ETRO Researchers developed an innovative programmable abdominal phantom
 
 

The ETRO team, comprising Salar Tayebi, Ashkan Zarghami, Manu Malbrain, and Johan Stiens, has developed an innovative programmable abdominal phantom. This device is designed to simulate various scenarios and pathologies related to ICU patients. Recently showcased at the 13th International Fluid Academy Days in Antwerp, it marks a significant step forward in the realm of medical training and research. This abdominal phantom is primarily aimed at enhancing the training experience for nurses and engineering students, providing them with a more hands-on and realistic learning environment. Additionally, it holds potential for use in validating medical equipment and facilitating research and development in medical technologies. Its introduction to the medical doctors’ ecosystem underscores its relevance and utility in contemporary medical education and practice

 
 
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