Medical applications; medical visualisation; special needs; VR and the disabled

Readings

» Moline, J. (1999) Virtual Reality for Health Care: a survey
» Virtual Reality and Persons with Disabilities (Talks from a conference at California State University.)

Medical and surgical

Visualization Of Visible Human (VRML)
» http://www.npac.syr.edu/users/zeynep/HANDOUTS/
[Link verified and viewed 11 April 2005]

The Virtual Reality Brain Project at SUNY (Panoramic VR)
» http://ect.downstate.edu/courseware/vr_brain/
[Link verified and viewed 09 Feb 2005]

The Human Brain Project, Technical University of Denmark (VRML)
» http://hendrix.ei.dtu.dk/vrml/
[Link updated and viewed, 09 Feb 2005]

The Virtual Reality Brain Project
» http://courses.hscbklyn.edu/md/neuro/vrbrain/

The Virtual Hand (This is one of a number of project from the University of Sheffield Virtual Reality in Medicine and Biology Group.)
» http://www.shef.ac.uk/~mpce/rsch/paps/virthand.html
[Link verified and viewed 11 Feb 2005]

Web-Based Surgical Simulators and Medical Education Tools (VRML)
» http://synaptic.mvc.mcc.ac.uk/simulators.html

Amira: medical and anatomical visualisation
» http://www.amiravis.com/gallery2/
» http://www.tgs.com/index.htm?pro_div/amira_main.htm
[The first link, above, was inaccessible when I tried it; the second link verified and viewed 8 Feb 2006]

Medical Virtual Reality Demonstrator for Multimedia Education
» http://sioux.jrc.it/~michael/entry_VRmed/index.html

Psychiatric

3D Healing Experiences(TM) used in the Experiential Cognitive Therapy(TM) for Panic disorders: Immersive Virtual Reality Graded Exposure Therapy - VRGET
Plaza:
http://www.cybertherapy.info/vrhealth/panic/p1.htm
Supermarket:
http://www.cybertherapy.info/vrhealth/panic/su1.htm
Elevator:
http://www.cybertherapy.info/vrhealth/panic/a2.htm
Subway:
http://www.cybertherapy.info/vrhealth/panic/m1.htm
[Links verified and viewed 11 Feb 2007]

Virtual Reality in Psychiatry -- developing a VR environment to simulate an actual exposure environment for treatment of acrophobia
» http://www.med.umich.edu/psych/amb/research/inform

Virtual Vietnam: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment Environment
» http://www.cc.gatech.edu/gvu/people/jarrell.pair/vietnam.html

VR for the Disabled

t.b.c.