This year, the German Society for Computer and Roboter-Assisted Surgery hold its annual meeting in the premises of the Klinikum rechts der Isar – Technische Universität München. There, users and scientists of the areas surgery, information technology and engineering from German institutes exchanged their current research results and discussed new targets. Prof. Thomas Neumuth, Jens Meier, Bernhard Glaser and Max Rockstroh took part at the varied program which aimed “Synergy through interdisciplinary”.
CURAC-board member Prof. Neumuth chaired the session “Patient Models and Workflow”. In this, Jens Meier spoke about the theme “Aggregation of patient specific information to support the oncologic throat-, nose-, ear surgery. Bernhard Glaser presented his “Conception of a communication architecture for an OR-instrument table-simulation system” in the session “Simulation, Training and Education”.