Comparing the portable laparoscopic trainer with a standardized trainer in surgically naïve subjects.


PURPOSE To evaluate the effectiveness of the portable laparoscopic trainer in improving skills in subjects who have had no previous laparoscopic experience. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-nine medical students were given a pretest of three tasks on a standardized laparoscopic trainer. Subjects were evaluated objectively and subjectively. Fifteen subjects… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/end.2011.0335