Simulation Training in Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery
Lessons Learned from the Aviation Industry: Surgical Checklists.- Human Factors, Non-Technical Skills, and Surgical Training.- Current State of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery.- Simulation and Training in Minimally Invasive Surgery.- Value of Virtual Reality in Medical Education.- The MIMIC Virtual Reality Trainer: Stepping into Three-Dimensional, Binocular, Robotic Simulation.- Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Skills Acquisition and Procedural Proficiency in Novices Using Virtual Reality.- Lesson Learnt from the Military Surgeons Using Simulation in Trauma Surgery.- Clinical and Educational Benefits of Surgical Telementoring.- Portable Learning and Multimedia in Surgical Training.
Hitendra R.H. Patel, BMSc.Hons, BM, BCh, MRCS, PhD, FRCS(Urol), FRCS (Eng) is Director of Minimal Access Surgery & Simulation, University Hospital North Norway (UNN). Mr Patel is also a fellowship trained Robotic Surgeon, with international peer reviewed publications in the field. He leads the change management group for the safe practice of key hole surgery at UNN. Mr Patel is an internationally recognised surgeon in these fields having published over 150 peer reviewed journal articles and 4 books, as well as giving more than 200 presentations at international meetings.
Jean V. Joseph, MD, MBA is director of the Section of Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, NY, USA and is an international expert in the field of robotic surgery.