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Immersion Medical (IMMR) Introduces New Laparoscopic Procedural Skill Module


10/15/2007 11:45:17 AM

SAN JOSE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR), a leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, announces that Immersion Medical has released a new procedural module for its laparoscopic surgical simulator (http://www.immersion.com/medical/products/laparoscopy), the LaparoscopyVR™ (LapVR™) system, introduced this past June. Laparoscopic procedures account for as many as 70% of all high-volume surgeries in the U.S. and the trend is expected to continue.(1) The new Running the Bowel (RtB) surgical simulation module trains procedural skills commonly needed during trauma, general, OB/GYN, bariatric, and colon-rectal surgery.

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