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Keep Your Nose Clean - Outpatient Surgery Magazine - August 2018

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1 0 0 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A U G U S T 2 0 1 8 T here'll probably never be another patient like Larry Smarr, PhD, an astrophysicist turned computer scientist who created a life-sized 3D-printed model of his inflamed sigmoid colon and then made a virtual reality PowerPoint presentation of his disease process for his surgeon. "Come over to my Cave and look at my colon," is how Dr. Smarr worded his invitation to colon and rectal surgeon Sonia Ramamoorthy, MD, FACS, FASCRS, to join him in the virtual reality "Cave" at the California Institute for Telecommunications and Map Out Surgery With a 3D Organ Reconstruction A patient created a life-sized model of his diseased colon for his surgeon to see. Daniel Cook | Executive Editor • SELF-EXAM Patient Larry Smarr, PhD, with a 3D model of his diseased colon in the background. UC San Diego Health

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