Proven, cost-effective training for the da Vinci® Surgical System


Why dV-Trainer?

Innovation, thought leadership in robotic simulation

First installed as a prototype at Indiana University’s Department of Urology in 2007, the dV-Trainer is the original robotic surgery simulator. It remains the only stand-alone robotic simulator that has been independently validated in published studies. In addition, the Intuitive Surgical ® Skills Simulator for the da Vinci Si Surgical System is based on Mimic’s proprietary simulation technology, MSim™. The combined dV-Trainer/Skills Simulator install base has grown to approximately 1,500 systems, making it the most widely adopted platform for robotic simulation.

Cost-effective and accessible training

Built on a compact, portable hardware platform, the dV-Trainer provides access to training outside of the OR, when and where it’s most convenient. According to numerous independent validation studies, the dV-Trainer closely reproduces the look and feel of the da Vinci system.

State-of-the-art robotic surgery simulation technology

Mimic’s proprietary MSim™ platform powers the exercises available on the dV-Trainer, providing the most realistic and life-like simulation available. MSim is at the heart of Mimic’s mission of helping prepare surgeons to deliver better care. It also has allowed the dV-Trainer to extend the benefits of simulation to now include team training (Xperience Team Trainer) and procedure-specific content (Maestro AR).

Industry-leading metrics and scoring system

For objective performance evaluation, dV-Trainer users benefit from MScore™. Built-in to the dV-Trainer, MScore incorporates experienced surgeon data to establish proficiency-based scoring baselines – an industry first and Mimic exclusive.

Advanced curriculum development and sharing

The dV-Trainer comes with best-in-class administration tools for educators to create, import and export customized training protocols. dV-Trainer curricula can be uploaded and shared on Mimic’s MShare, an online portal for collaboration, providing access to validated simulation curricula from top institutions.

To download more information about Mimic’s technology and published validation studies, visit the Resources page.

Training modules

The dV-Trainer® provides more exercises than any other robotic simulator.

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MScore evaluation

Measure proficiency with comprehensive metrics and experienced surgeon data.

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Product features

dV-Trainer® delivers a feature-packed solution for robotic surgery training that fits on a desktop.

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