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Dr Bernardo pioneered, while working at the Barrow Neurological Institute, the use of Quick Time Virtual Reality which allows the creation, viewing and exploration of intracranial regions through images taken at multiple viewing angles. Dr Bernardo created an entire library of QTVR movies of different intracranial regions. These virtual reality modules allow surgeons to fully understand the anatomy as it is represented from different viewing angles
These quick to read dissection manuals are provided for the surgeons attending the Cornell Series of Skull Base Surgery Courses and feature 3D pictures to improve trainees’ conceptual grasp of complex anatomy and their understanding of visuospatial tasks. The first booklet complements the 3D lectures on Skull Base Surgical anatomy and is meant to guide surgeons through the dissection exercises: anterior, antero-lateral, lateral and posterior skull base surgical approaches are described. The second booklet is a quick dissection guide through transpetrosal approaches.
hospitals throughout the country, representing the Foundation for International Education in Neurosurgery (F.I.E.N.S.). He is currently involved in humanitarian surgery on a monthly basis providing surgical care and training in resource-limited countries around the world.
touch and hearing, to enrich the simulation.The IVD simulator allows surgeons and residents to practice procedures in an environment in which mistakes have no dire consequences, lowering the risk associated with training on human
patients and establishing standards and optimization of specific procedures.
Dr Bernardo has been involved in developing virtual reality and computer simulation in medicine. He developed a three-dimensional surgical simulator called interactive virtual dissection (IVD). Virtual reality technology now permits the computed 3-D images obtained from cadaveric dissections to be manipulated with an intuitive immediacy similar to that of real objects and by engaging other senses, such as
Cornell Medical College. The program focuses attention on the training of neurosurgeons in the care of patients with pathology in the skull base region and attracts neurosurgeons from all over the world. The fellows work closely with Dr Bernardo to practice and rehearse complex surgical approaches to the skull base. The training provides an exhaustive course to all the complex surgical approaches to the lesions of the cranial base.
Dr Bernardo has trained more than 5000 surgeons in his courses around the world and 90 fellows since he established the Microneurosurgery skull base laboratory at Weill
Dr. Bernardo trained under some of the world’s leading neurosurgeons and is internationally recognized for his outstanding contribution to the field of neurosurgery. He
Dr Antonio Bernardo is a highly distinguished, award winning neurosurgeon, who pioneered the use of 3D technology in Neurosurgery. Dr Bernardo remains highly regarded and sought after as a leading expert in skull base neurosurgery. Dr Bernardo serves as neurosurgical consultant in many countries where he operates on complex skull base surgical cases and currently serves on the Faculty of Neurological Surgery at the distinguished Weill Cornell Medical College in New York
Dr Bernardo's skull base surgery training program attracts neurosurgeons and fellows from around the world who want to achieve state of the art training on complex neurosurgical approaches and to learn new technologies in neurosurgery
The interactive Virtual Dissection (IVD) models surgical manipulation and navigation through anatomy as it appears to a surgeon performing petrous bone surgery. Currently, the program allows a surgeon or trainee to manipulate the virtual surgical field by actively interacting with the surgical anatomy through a bone-drilling exercise. Virtual reality technology, such as IVD, can be used to significantly enhance the educational process
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