Suitability of the ovine model for simulation training in rhinology

Authors

  • Philip Touska MBBS, BMedSci (Hons), MRCS, DOHNS,

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    • Department of ENT Surgery, St. Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
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  • Zaid Awad MBChB, DOHNS, FRCS (ORL-HNS),

    1. Department of ENT Surgery, St. Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    2. Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary's Campus, London, United Kingdom
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  • Neil Samuel Tolley MD, FRCS, DLO

    1. Department of ENT Surgery, St. Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom
    2. Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary's Campus, London, United Kingdom
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  • Presented at the British Academic Conference in Otolaryngology, Glasgow, United Kingdom, July 4, 2012, and at 24th Congress of the European Rhinologic Society, Toulouse, France, June 17–21, 2012.

  • The project was funded by the Simulation and Technology-enhanced Learning Initiative (STeLI) awarded by the School of Surgery at the London Deanery. Instruments and endoscopes were provided by Storz (Karl Storz, Tuttlingen, Germany) as a short-term free loan for educational purposes. The authors have no other funding, financial relationships, or conflicts of interest to disclose.

Send correspondence to Philip Touska, Department of ENT Surgery, St. Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK. E-mail: p.touska@outlook.com

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