Low Cost Training Models for Videothoracoscopic Surgical Training


BİLGİ Z., Cetinkaya C., BATIREL H. F.

CURRENT RESPIRATORY MEDICINE REVIEWS, vol.17, no.2, pp.125-128, 2021 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.2174/1573398x17666210505110510
  • Title of Journal : CURRENT RESPIRATORY MEDICINE REVIEWS
  • Page Numbers: pp.125-128
  • Keywords: Medical education, surgical simulation, videothoracoscopy, lung nodule simulation, anatomical models, laparos-copic equipment, EDUCATION, LOBECTOMY, SURGERY

Abstract

Objective: We designed novel practical simulation models for VATS lung nodule palpation and vessel dissection, and subsequently evaluated the performances of the residents in our thoracic surgery program to account for the appropriate level of difficulty and grade the learning experience.