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


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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