The adoption of laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a national survey of general surgeons.

@article{Moloo2009TheAO,
  title={The adoption of laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a national survey of general surgeons.},
  author={Husein Moloo and Fatima A Haggar and Guillaume Martel and J. Grimshaw and Doug Coyle and Ian D. Graham and Elham Sabri and {\'E}ric Poulin and Joseph Mamazza and Fady K. Balaa and Robin Paul Boushey},
  journal={Canadian journal of surgery. Journal canadien de chirurgie},
  year={2009},
  volume={52 6},
  pages={455-62}
}
BACKGROUND Laparoscopic surgery may become the standard of care for the treatment of colorectal disease. Little is known regarding North American patterns of practice or the limiting factors and strategies for adoption among surgeons. METHODS We sent a 28-item questionnaire to all general surgeon members of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. We derived descriptive and correlative information using chi(2), Wilcoxon rank sum and Student t tests and multivariate logistic… CONTINUE READING

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