Hannah Mcgowan1, Yuanyuan Feng, MS1, Azin Semsar, MS1, Hamid Zahiri, DO2, Adrian Park, MD2, Andrea Kleinsmith, PhD1, Helena Mentis, PhD1. 1University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2Anne Arundel Medical CenterINTRODUCTION: Effective means of telecommunication is pertinent for the surgical field, where transfer of knowledge is complex, i.e involves knowledge of procedure, anatomy and use of surgical… Continue Reading
Video Based Assessment for Laparoscopic Fundoplication: Initial development of a robust tool for operative performance assessment.
E. Matthew Ritter, MD1, Aimee K Gardner, PhD2, Brian J Dunkin, MD, Linda Schultz4, Liane Feldman, MD5. 1Uniformed Services University/Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 2Baylor College of Medicine, 3Houston Methodist, Weill Cornell Medical College, 4Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, 5Department of Surgery, McGill UniversityIntroduction: While better technical performance correlates with improved outcomes,… Continue Reading
Di Qi, PhD1, Uwe Kruger, EngD1, Nicholas Milef, BS1, Mohamad R Abu-Nuwar, MD2, Mohamad I Haque, MD3, Robert Lim, MD4, Daniel B Jones, MD2, Melih Turkseven, PhD1, Emil Petrusa, PhD5, Doga Demirel, MSc6, Tansel Halic, PhD7, Suvranu De, ScD1, Noelle Saillant, MD5. 1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 3Anderson Simulation Center, Madigan Army… Continue Reading
Training Effects of Visual Stroboscopic Impairment on Surgical Performance: A Randomized-Controlled Trial
Dmitry Zavlin, MD1,2, Vishwanath Chegireddy, MD1, John J Nguyen-Lee, MD3, Linden Shih, BS1, Anna M Nia, MS4, Jeffrey D Friedman, MD, FACS1, Anthony Echo, MD1. 1Institute for Reconstructive Surgery, Houston Methodist Hospital, 2Department of Surgery, Easton Hospital, 3Department of Surgery, Houston Methodist Hospital, 4School of Medicine, University of Texas Medical BranchBACKGROUND: There have been numerous… Continue Reading
THE FUNDAMENTALS OF ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY (FES) EXAM: TRAINEE PREPARATION, PERFORMANCE AND PERCEPTIONS AT A SINGLE INSTITUTION
Jacqueline J Blank, MD, Theresa B Krausert, BA, Lisa R Olson, BS, Matthew I Goldblatt, MD, Brian D Lewis, MD, Philip N Redlich, MD, PhD, Robert Treat, PhD, Andrew S Kastenmeier, MD. Medical College of WisconsinINTRODUCTION: Graduating general surgery residents are required to pass the FES exam in order to sit for the ABS qualifying exam.… Continue Reading
Solutions for Patient Safety (SPS): How to manage risks associated with the use of electrosurgery in the operating room ?
J Gugenheim, Jf Gravie, A Deleuze, F Borie, M Mathonnet, B Millat. Federation of Visceral and Digestive SurgeryIn France, solutions for Patient Safety are established by expert’s consensus under the guidance of the High Authority of Health (HAS) and based on an adverse events database established by HAS in 2006. The database collects informations on… Continue Reading
SKILL TRANSFERENCE AND LEARNING CURVES BETWEEN ROBOTIC AND LAPAROSCOPIC PLATFORMS: DOES THE INITIAL LEARNING PLATFORM IMPACT SKILLS ACQUISITION?
Hannah Harris1, Kristen Quinn, MD2, Grace Chen1, Kayla Diaz1, Alan Harzman, MD1, Xiaodong (phoenix) Chen, PhD1, Syed Husain, MD1. 1Ohio State University, 2Medical University of South CarolinaIntroduction: This is the first phase of a project sponsored by a SAGES robotic surgery grant. While there has been increased adoption of the robotic platform in general surgery… Continue Reading
Elif Bilgic1, Motaz Alyafi, MD1, Tara Landry, MLIS2, Melina C Vassiliou1. 1McGill University, 2Montreal General Hospital Medical LibraryBackground: Laparoscopic suturing (LS) has become a common technique used in a variety of advanced laparoscopic procedures. LS is, however, a challenging skill and trainees should be competent to perform LS at the end of their training. The… Continue Reading
Joshua J Weis, MD1, Matthew Goldblatt, MD2, Aurora Pryor, MD3, Linda Schultz, BS4, Daniel J Scott, MD1. 1University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2Medical College of Wisconsin, 3Department of Surgery, Stony Brook University, 4Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic SurgeonsIntroduction: SAGES is responsible for defining the educational content for Advanced GI/MIS fellowships administered through the… Continue Reading
J Gugenheim, Jf Gravie, A Deleuze, F Borie, M Mathonnet, B Millat. Federation of Visceral and Digestive SurgeryBackground: The Federation of Visceral and Digestive Surgery (FCVD) is in charge of the continuous medical education of digestive surgeons. Since 2016 and in collaboration with SAGES, it has offered the FUSE (Fundamental Use of Surgical Energy) program as… Continue Reading
Madeline Lemke, Hillary Lia, Alexander Gabinet-Equihua, Guy Sheahan, Andrea Winthrop, Stephen Mann, Gabor Fichtinger, Boris Zevin. Queen's UniversityBackground: Suturing is a fundamental skill in undergraduate medical education. It can be taught by faculty-led, peer-led, and holography augmented methods; however, the most educationally effective and cost-efficient method for proficiency-based teaching of suturing is yet to be… Continue Reading
Benjamin C Clark, MD1, Robert J Conrad, MD1, Dylan M Russell, MD1, Fadi M Balla, MD, FACS2, Robert B Lim, MD, FACS1, Dwight C Kellicut, MD, FACS1, Christopher G Yheulon, MD, FACS1. 1Tripler Army Medical Center, 2Emory University MIS FellowshipIntroduction: For the few scientists who receive a Noble prize, the impact and relevance of their research… Continue Reading
PROVIDING COMPLEX GI SURGICAL CARE WITH MINIMALLY INVASIVE APPROACHES: A SURVEY OF THE PRACTICE PATTERNS OF FELLOWSHIP COUNCIL ALUMNI
Joshua J Weis, MD1, Adnan Alseidi, MD, EdM2, Rohan D Jeyarajah, MD3, Michael Schweitzer, MD4, Vanessa Cheung, BS5, Yumi Hori, BA5, Daniel J Scott, MD1. 1University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 2Virginia Mason Medical Center, 3Methodist Richardson Medical Center, 4Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 5The Fellowship CouncilIntroduction: The Fellowship Council (FC) oversees 158 non-ACGME surgical fellowships… Continue Reading
Ontology as a tool for computerized evaluation of surgical skills and procedures in endoscopic surgery: a feasibility study
Kazuhiko Shinohara, MD, PhD. School of Health Sciences, Tokyo University of TechnologyBackground and Objectives: Artificial intelligence (AI) has recently been receiving increasing attention in the medical field. Ontology is defined as explicit formal specification of terms or concepts in a domain and relations among them. The successful introduction of AI to the medical field requires ontological… Continue Reading
Motion Analysis of General Surgery Residents Performing the Laparoscopic Peg Transfer Task and the Effect of a Secondary Task
Dustin Baker, MD1, Jacquelyn Pastewski, MD1, Amy Somerset, MD1, Kelsey Leonard2, Victoria Roach, PhD2, Kathryn Ziegler, MD1, Pavan Brahmamdam, MD1. 1Beaumont Health, Department of Surgery, Royal Oak, MI, USA, 2Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Rochester, MI, USAIntroduction: Using motion analysis, we aim to identify differences between junior and senior residents performing the laparoscopic… Continue Reading