Systematic review on mentoring and simulation in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

  title={Systematic review on mentoring and simulation in laparoscopic colorectal surgery.},
  author={Danilo Miskovic and Susannah M. Wyles and M. N. Ni and Ara Darzi and George B. Hanna},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  volume={252 6},
OBJECTIVE To identify and evaluate the influence of mentoring and simulated training in laparoscopic colorectal surgery (LCS) and define the key components for learning advanced technical skills. BACKGROUND Laparoscopic colorectal surgery is a complex procedure, often being self-taught by senior surgeons. Educational issues such as inadequate training facilities or a shortfall of training fellowships may result in a slow uptake of LCS. The effectiveness of mentored and simulated training… CONTINUE READING

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