From Familiar Food to Realistic Organs: Medical Training Innovator - Takayama Seiichiro

RISING

28m 00s
Broadcast on December 29, 2021 Available until December 29, 2023

The pandemic has caused widespread disruption to medical practice, including hindering surgical training by preventing in-person coaching. And with ethical and economic issues surrounding the dissection of live animals and human cadavers, Takayama Seiichiro turned instead to developing realistic, sustainable anatomical models -- including arteries, organs and mucus membranes -- using a popular Japanese foodstuff: taro root-based Konnyaku jelly.

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