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Quantification of motion characteristics and forces applied to tissues during suturing.
BACKGROUND The quantification of movement processes describes how a movement is generated. These process measures have been shown to be effective sources of feedback to facilitate motor learning andExpand
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Examination stress leads to improvements on fundamental technical skills for surgery.
BACKGROUND This study was conducted to assess the effects of examination-induced stress on the technical performance of junior surgery residents. METHODS Twelve first-year surgery residentsExpand
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Evaluation of an electromagnetic 3D navigation system to facilitate endovascular tasks: a feasibility study.
INTRODUCTION We describe a novel approach to arterial cannulation using the StealthStation(®) Guidance System (Medtronic, USA). This uses electromagnetic technology to track the guidewire, displayingExpand
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Construct validity of computer-assisted assessment: quantification of movement processes during a vascular anastomosis on a live porcine model.
BACKGROUND Movement processes for 2 different suturing techniques within a single surgical task were quantified. METHODS Junior (postgraduate years 1-2) and senior residents (postgraduate year 3Expand
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Advanced catheter technology: is this the answer to overcoming the long learning curve in complex endovascular procedures.
INTRODUCTION Advanced endovascular procedures require a high degree of skill with a long learning curve. We aimed to identify differential increases in endovascular skill acquisition in novices usingExpand
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The use of thoracoscopy to enhance medical students’ interest and understanding of thoracic anatomy
AIM: To develop a video-based educational tool designed for teaching thoracic anatomy and to examine whether this tool would increase students’ stimulation and motivation for learning anatomy.Expand
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Sources of Stress among Students Preparing in Coaching Institutes for Admission to Professional Courses
Abstract Adolescents entering a new academic world are confronted with multiple transition challenges. The challenges are compounded as they experience higher academic work load. In short, failure toExpand
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Occlusion of the common and internal iliac arteries for aortoiliac aneurysm repair: experience with the Amplatzer vascular plug.
BACKGROUND We sought to evaluate and describe our centre's experience with the Amplatzer vascular plug (AVP) for the occlusion of common and internal iliac arteries (CIA; IIA) during endovascularExpand
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Assessment Pearls for Competency-Based Medical Education.
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