Letters COMMENT & RESPONSE Author Affiliations: Department of Neurosurgery, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (Volovici); Center for Medical Decision Making, Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC University Medical Studies of Microsurgical Skill— Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (Volovici); Center for Microsurgical Training The Key Lies in the Design and Surgical Skill, “Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, To the Editor We have read the study by Roizenblatt and Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Volovici, Dindelegan); Department of Surgery, “Iuliu Hatieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania collaborators and were delighted to notice heightened and on- (Dindelegan). going interest in microsurgical education, as well as in micro- Corresponding Author: Victor Volovici, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery, surgical skill improvement and assessment. The influence of Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein 40, 3015 GD, caffeine on microsurgical skill has been a topic of debate for Rotterdam, the Netherlands (firstname.lastname@example.org). almost 30 years in the scientific literature, including being men- Published Online: November 5, 2020. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2020.4755 tioned by Robert D. Acland in Acland’s Practice Manual for Mi- Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported. crovascular Surgery from the 1980s. 1. Roizenblatt M, Dias Gomes Barrios Marin V, Grupenmacher AT, et al.
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