Telesurgery. Acceptability of compressed video for remote surgical proctoring.

  title={Telesurgery. Acceptability of compressed video for remote surgical proctoring.},
  author={Jonathan R. Hiatt and M. Michael Shabot and Edward H. Phillips and Richard F. Haines and T L Grant},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  volume={131 4},
OBJECTIVE To determine the clinical acceptability of various levels of video compression for remote proctoring of laparoscopic surgical procedures. DESIGN Observational, controlled study. SETTING Community-based teaching hospital. PARTICIPANTS Physician and nurse observers. INTERVENTIONS Controlled surgical video scenes were subjected to various levels of data compression for digital transmission and display and shown to participant observers. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Clinical… CONTINUE READING