Laparoscopic cholecystectomy as a teaching operation: comparison of outcome between residents and attending surgeons in 1,747 patients

@article{Fahrner2011LaparoscopicCA,
  title={Laparoscopic cholecystectomy as a teaching operation: comparison of outcome between residents and attending surgeons in 1,747 patients},
  author={Ren{\'e} Fahrner and Matthias Turina and Valentin Neuhaus and Othmar Schoeb},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={397},
  pages={103-110}
}
Standardized surgical training is increasingly confronted with the public demand for high quality of surgical care in modern teaching hospitals. The aim of this study was to compare the results of laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC) performed by resident surgeons (RS) and attending surgeons (AS). In this retrospective review of prospectively collected data 1,747 LC were performed in a community hospital between 1999 and 2009. Seven hundred seventy operations were performed by RS. Parameters… CONTINUE READING

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