Advanced Ultrasound in Diagnosis and Therapy ›› 2023, Vol. 7 ›› Issue (2): 193-196.doi: 10.37015/AUDT.2023.230026

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Application of the Virtual Reality in the Teaching of Ultrasonography

Zheng Zhang, MSa,b, Li Liu, MDa, Desheng Sun, MDa, Dirong Zhang, MDa, Fengbei Kong, MSa, Yalin Wu, PhDa,*(), Yu Shi, MDa,*()   

  1. a Department of Ultrasonography, Peking University Shenzhen Hospital, China
    b Shenzhen University School of Medicine, China
  • Received:2023-04-06 Revised:2023-04-10 Accepted:2023-04-22 Online:2023-06-30 Published:2023-04-27
  • Contact: Yalin Wu, PhD, Yu Shi, MD,;


This article discusses the potential benefits of using virtual reality (VR) technology in the teaching of ultrasonography. VR technology can provide an immersive learning experience, enabling students to interact with simulated environments and practice various tasks. Ultrasonography has the characteristics of convenient, rapid, real-time feedback, and dynamic, and is indispensable in practical clinical disease diagnosis applications. Combining VR and ultrasound technology can provide a unique and effective teaching method for medical students and medical professionals. This article mainly discusses the current situation, advantages, and challenges of virtual reality technology in the teaching of ultrasonography to ensure their successful implementation in an educational environment.

Key words: Ultrasonography; Education; Virtual reality technology