Closed social media groups (CSMG), like closed Facebook® groups, are online communities that can provide physicians with a platform to privately collab
In 2014, the American Board of Surgery (ABS) introduced the Flexible Endoscopy Curriculum (FEC). The FEC did not alter the minimum defined category case volumes
Traditional laparoscopy uses a single-camera to provide solitary 2D-perspectives of a 3D-operative space, limiting vital depth cues and spatial awareness while p
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
The virtual basic laparoscopic skill trainer suturing simulator (VBLaST-SS©) was developed to simulate the intracorporeal suturing task in the FLS program.