publication . Article . Other literature type . 2009

Effect of virtual reality training on laparoscopic surgery: randomised controlled trial

Larsen, Christian R; Soerensen, Jette L; Grantcharov, Teodor P; Dalsgaard, Torur; Schouenborg, Lars; Ottosen, Christian; Schroeder, Torben V; Ottesen, Bent S;
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  • Published: 14 May 2009 Journal: The BMJ, volume 338 (issn: 0959-8138, eissn: 1756-1833, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: BMJ Publishing Group Ltd.
Abstract
Objective To assess the effect of virtual reality training on an actual laparoscopic operation. Design Prospective randomised controlled and blinded trial. Setting Seven gynaecological departments in the Zeeland region of Denmark. Participants 24 first and second year registrars specialising in gynaecology and obstetrics. Interventions Proficiency based virtual reality simulator training in laparoscopic salpingectomy and standard clinical education (controls). Main outcome measure The main outcome measure was technical performance assessed by two independent observers blinded to trainee and training status using a previously validated general and task specific r...
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2009

Effect of virtual reality training on laparoscopic surgery: randomised controlled trial

Larsen, Christian R; Soerensen, Jette L; Grantcharov, Teodor P; Dalsgaard, Torur; Schouenborg, Lars; Ottosen, Christian; Schroeder, Torben V; Ottesen, Bent S;