Thomas E. Setchell

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OBJECTIVES Validation of a virtual reality (VR) simulator for the training and assessment of laparoscopic tubal surgery and mapping of cognitive load. STUDY DESIGN Prospective cohort study conducted at the Imperial College Virtual Reality Surgical Skills laboratory amongst 25 trainees and nine senior gynaecologists. Participants performed two sessions of(More)
Training in and assessment of endoscopic skills is currently undergoing a period of evolution. Several recognized factors driving this evolution include working pattern, training opportunities, cost, and patient safety. In addition, the need to continuously monitor competence is punctuated by the rapid technologic changes and rising consumer expectation.(More)
Laparoscopic myomectomy is considered a safe and reliable procedure, associated with less post-operative pain, shorter inpatient stay and a reduced complication rate, when compared to open myomectomies [1]. This case report describes a late complication following laparoscopic myomectomy: bowel entanglement involving unravelled V-locTM suture resulting in(More)
Congenital uterine anomalies may cause various reproductive problems, including difficulty performing vaginal surgical termination of pregnancy (TOP). We report the case of a 35-year-old woman with a uterus bicornis bicollis (a double, partially fused uterus with two cervices and a vaginal septum), who was requesting termination of pregnancy following two(More)
Currently, there is limited data on the ease of imaging of broad ligament fibroids and their safe laparoscopic management. We aimed to review all laparoscopic myomectomies over an 8-year period, focusing on intraoperative findings and corresponding pre-operative imaging. All laparoscopic myomectomies performed between 2004 and 2012 were reviewed. Cases with(More)
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