Touch Surgery Interactive Surgical Simulation App

Learn, test, and prepare on more than 200 simulations.

Touch Surgery is an academically-validated interactive surgical simulator that provides a realistic and detailed guide to every step of a procedure. So you can learn, test, and rehearse for surgery – anytime, anywhere.

Physician Assistant iBook

VATS Procedural Guide for Physician Assistants

Partnering with leading experts in the field, Medtronic has developed a procedural guide designed for the physician assistant (PA) or other advanced practice provider serving in the assisting role in video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS).

Video Atlas

VATS Lobectomy: Procedural Video Guide

Watch leading experts in the field of thoracic surgery perform video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy procedures with uniport and two-port approaches. This video-based guide was created for educational purposes to demonstrate how to safely and effectively perform video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) lobectomy procedures. 


Port-instrument utilization and site placement simulation

Learn about laparoscopic and thoracoscopic port-instrument utilization and port site placement in a simulated, interactive environment. Interactive models allow you to navigate the tools into laparoscopic and thoracic ports to understand appropriate port placement and progress of an operation with corresponding dynamic changes in port utilization.  Download the simulation and watch the corresponding procedural video.


Our goal is always the same: to get patients back to doing what they love — as quickly and safely as possible.

We’re committed to innovating technology and service solutions that optimize outcomes for patients with lung cancer, esophageal cancer, and other diseases of the chest.