Computer-based virtual reality colonoscopy simulation improves patient-based colonoscopy performance.

@article{Mcintosh2012ComputerbasedVR,
  title={Computer-based virtual reality colonoscopy simulation improves patient-based colonoscopy performance.},
  author={Keith Shearer Mcintosh and James C. Gregor and Nitin V. Khanna},
  journal={Canadian journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={
          203-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Colonoscopy simulators that enable one to perform computer-based virtual colonoscopy now exist. However, data regarding the effectiveness of this virtual training are limited. OBJECTIVE To determine whether virtual reality simulator training translates into improved patient-based colonoscopy performance. METHODS The present study was a prospective controlled trial involving 18 residents between postgraduate years 2 and 4 with no previous colonoscopy experience. These residents… CONTINUE READING
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