Surgeon's view on the limitations of left-handedness during endoscopic surgery.

  title={Surgeon's view on the limitations of left-handedness during endoscopic surgery.},
  author={Ozer Makay and Gokhan Icoz and Sinan Muhtar Ersin},
  journal={Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A},
  volume={18 2},
BACKGROUND The influence of endoscopic surgery on left-handedness is unclear. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of left-handedness during endoscopic surgery. MATERIALS AND METHODS A survey distributed during the 15th Congress of the Turkish Society of Surgery, held in 2006, was conducted to 194 participants. The survey was focused on hand preference and endoscopic surgery. Besides demographic data and use of endoscopy, lateral predominance, questions related to surgical… CONTINUE READING

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