Journal of Surgical Simulation 2017; 4: 48 - 51

Published: 04 January 2018



The use of simulation training for robotic-assisted surgery

Sugapriya Arunachalam and James Ansell
Corresponding author: James Ansell, General Surgery, Wales Deanery, Neuadd Meirionnydd, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4YS, UK. Email:


Current use of simulation training in robotic surgery is outlined, focusing on the types of simulators available and the evidence for their use. The ways in which robotic simulation can be utilised to improve training outcomes are identified and developments for future work are suggested.



simulation; robotic; training;