Virtual reality training in laparoscopic surgery: A systematic review & meta-analysis.

@article{Alaker2016VirtualRT,
  title={Virtual reality training in laparoscopic surgery: A systematic review & meta-analysis.},
  author={Medhat Alaker and Greg R Wynn and Tan Arulampalam},
  journal={International journal of surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={29},
  pages={
          85-94
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Laparoscopic surgery requires a different and sometimes more complex skill set than does open surgery. Shortened working hours, less training times, and patient safety issues necessitates that these skills need to be acquired outside the operating room. Virtual reality simulation in laparoscopic surgery is a growing field, and many studies have been published to determine its effectiveness. AIMS This systematic review and meta-analysis aims to evaluate virtual reality simulation… CONTINUE READING
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