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Revista de la Facultad de Medicina (México)

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CORTES GONZALEZ, Luis Daniel; TAPIA JURADO, Jesús; CORTES COVARRUBIAS, Salvador  and  MENDIETA IRALA, Mariana. Simulator for resection of superficial lipoma. Rev. Fac. Med. (Méx.) [online]. 2014, vol.57, n.4, pp.14-19. ISSN 2448-4865.


The current surgical education requires modern educational strategies that encourage the students’ desire to seek information, process and make use of it at the time required integrating theory and practice that are useful for your life profession.


was to design a lipoma resection model that allows students to develop their surgical skills in a simulator with unique characteristics as it offers a great similarity with reality example is active bleeding. The preparation materials are inexpensive and accessible allowing playback as often as necessary to acquire basic surgical skills.


We believe that the simulator has special features that make it a practical educational choice, inexpensive and easy to reproduce.

Keywords : Lipoma; resection; model; simulator.

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