Virtual reality training followed by box training improves the laparoscopic skills of novice surgeons.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The detailed influence of virtual reality training (VRT) and box training (BT) on laparoscopic performance is unknown; we aimed to determine the optimal order of imparting these training programs. MATERIAL AND METHODS This randomized controlled trial involved two groups, each with 20 participants without prior laparoscopic surgical experience… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/13645706.2012.721377

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