2D vs. 3D imaging in laparoscopic surgery—results of a prospective randomized trial

2D vs. 3D imaging in laparoscopic surgery—results of a prospective randomized trial Langenbecks Arch Surg (2017) 402:1241–1253 https://doi.org/10.1007/s00423-017-1629-y ORIGINAL ARTICLE 2D vs. 3D imaging in laparoscopic surgery—results of a prospective randomized trial 1 1 2 3 Alexander Buia & Florian Stockhausen & Natalie Filmann & Ernst Hanisch Received: 10 December 2016 /Accepted: 28 September 2017 /Published online: 6 October 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract procedures in the 2D and 3D groups did not differ. Overall, the Purpose 3D imaging is an upcoming technology in laparo- Raw NASA Workload TLX showed no significance between scopic surgery, and recent studies have shown that the modern the groups. 3D technique is superior in an experimental setting. However, Conclusion 3D imaging could be a possible advantage in lap- the first randomized controlled clinical trial in this context aroscopic surgery. The results of our clinical trial show in- dates back to 1998 and showed no significant difference be- creased personal felt safety and efficiency of the surgeon using tween 2D and 3D visualization using the first 3D generation a 3D imaging system. Overall of the procedures, the findings technique, which is now more than 15 years old. assessed using Likert scales in terms of own felt safety and Methods Positive results measured in an experimental http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery Springer Journals

2D vs. 3D imaging in laparoscopic surgery—results of a prospective randomized trial

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Medicine & Public Health; General Surgery; Abdominal Surgery; Cardiac Surgery; Thoracic Surgery; Traumatic Surgery; Vascular Surgery
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