Effect of minimally invasive surgery fellowship on residents’ operative experience

@article{Altieri2016EffectOM,
  title={Effect of minimally invasive surgery fellowship on residents’ operative experience},
  author={Maria S. Altieri and Catherine Frenkel and Richard Scriven and Deborah Thornton and Caitlin A Halbert and Mark A. Talamini and Dana A. Telem and Aurora D. Pryor},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2016},
  volume={31},
  pages={107-111}
}
There is an increased need for surgical trainees to acquire advanced laparoscopic skills as laparoscopy becomes the standard of care in many areas of general surgery. Since the introduction of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) fellowships, there has been a continuing debate as to whether these fellowships adversely affect general surgery resident exposure to… CONTINUE READING