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Virtual reality training for surgical trainees in laparoscopic surgery

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • KS Gurusamy,

  • R Aggarwal,

  • L Palanivelu,

  • BR Davidson


Dr Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy, Research Fellow, Surgery, Royal Free Hospital, 291 Greenhaven Drive, Thamesmead, London, SE28 8FY, UK. kurinchi2k@hotmail.com.

Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

(1) To determine whether virtual reality training can supplement and/or replace conventional laparoscopic surgical training in surgical trainees with limited laparoscopic experience.
(2) To determine whether virtual reality training can supplement and/or replace conventional laparoscopic surgical training in surgical trainees without prior laparoscopic experience.

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