A laparoscopic training model for surgical trainees

A laparoscopic training model for surgical trainees De Loose and Weyers Gynecological Surgery (2017) 14:24 Gynecological Surgery DOI 10.1186/s10397-017-1028-y SHORT COMMUNICATION Open Access A laparoscopic training model for surgical trainees 1,2* 2 J. De Loose and S. Weyers Introduction Instructions Laparoscopic training is indispensable in nearly all surgi- Firstly, the cardboard box is cut in a way that leaves a cal disciplines. Nowadays, laparoscopic skills are mostly construction resembling a slanted roof (see Fig. 1). This taught by simulation models [1, 2]. Training simulators is possible by making an oblique cut over one side of the allow trainees to gain experience and skills in a safe and box and its opposite side. The resulting large oblique easily accessible manner. Commercially available simula- plane will become the upper work space where the in- tors, however, are expensive and often impractical be- struments go in and the tablet rests on. This surface cause usage is limited in place and time. In this article, should ideally make an angle of 35° to 45° with the table we provide directions to easily build a personal training in order to have optimal vision when exercising. module with a cardboard box, a tablet (ex. iPad), and Secondly, a large opening is to http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Gynecological Surgery Springer Journals

A laparoscopic training model for surgical trainees

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Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by The Author(s).
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Gynecology; Minimally Invasive Surgery; Surgical Oncology; Obstetrics/Perinatology/Midwifery; Reproductive Medicine; Interventional Radiology
ISSN
1613-2076
eISSN
1613-2084
D.O.I.
10.1186/s10397-017-1028-y
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Abstract

De Loose and Weyers Gynecological Surgery (2017) 14:24 Gynecological Surgery DOI 10.1186/s10397-017-1028-y SHORT COMMUNICATION Open Access A laparoscopic training model for surgical trainees 1,2* 2 J. De Loose and S. Weyers Introduction Instructions Laparoscopic training is indispensable in nearly all surgi- Firstly, the cardboard box is cut in a way that leaves a cal disciplines. Nowadays, laparoscopic skills are mostly construction resembling a slanted roof (see Fig. 1). This taught by simulation models [1, 2]. Training simulators is possible by making an oblique cut over one side of the allow trainees to gain experience and skills in a safe and box and its opposite side. The resulting large oblique easily accessible manner. Commercially available simula- plane will become the upper work space where the in- tors, however, are expensive and often impractical be- struments go in and the tablet rests on. This surface cause usage is limited in place and time. In this article, should ideally make an angle of 35° to 45° with the table we provide directions to easily build a personal training in order to have optimal vision when exercising. module with a cardboard box, a tablet (ex. iPad), and Secondly, a large opening is to

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Gynecological SurgerySpringer Journals

Published: Dec 2, 2017

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