Telementoring. A practical option in surgical training.

@article{Rosser1997TelementoringAP,
  title={Telementoring. A practical option in surgical training.},
  author={James C. Rosser and Marie Wood and John H Payne and Terrence M. Fullum and G B Lisehora and Ludie E. Rosser and P. Barcia and Raghu S Savalgi},
  journal={Surgical endoscopy},
  year={1997},
  volume={11 8},
  pages={852-5}
}
BACKGROUND Telemedicine offers significant advantages in bringing consulting support to distant colleagues. There is a shortage of surgeons trained in performing advanced laparoscopic operations. AIM Our aim was to evaluate the role of telementoring in the training of advanced laparoscopic surgical procedures. METHODS Student surgeons received a uniform training format to enhance their laparoscopic skills and intracorporeal suturing techniques and specific procedural training in… CONTINUE READING

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