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Verdaasdonk, E.G.G. (author), Dankelman, J. (author), Lange, J.F. (author), Stassen, L.P.S. (author)
Background- Laparoscopic suturing is one of the most difficult tasks in endoscopic surgery, requiring extensive training. The aim of this study was to determine the transfer validity of knot-tying training on a virtual-reality (VR) simulator to a realistic laparoscopic environment. Methods- Twenty surgical trainees underwent basic eye–hand...
journal article 2007
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Verdaasdonk, E.G. (author), Dankelman, J. (author), Lange, J.F. (author), Stassen, L.P.S. (author)
Background - It is desirable that surgical trainees are proficient in basic laparoscopic motor skills (eye–hand coordination). The present study evaluated the use of predefined proficiency criteria on a basic virtual reality (VR) simulator in preparation for a laparoscopic course on animal models. Methods - Twenty-eight surgical trainees who...
journal article 2008
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Verdaasdonk, E.G.G. (author)
Laparoscopic surgery is one of the most important surgical innovations of the 20th century. Despite the well-known benefits for the patient, such as reduced pain, reduced hospital stay and quicker return to normal physical activities, there are also some drawbacks. Performing laparoscopic surgery requires specific psychomotor skills and...
doctoral thesis 2008
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Verdaasdonk, E.G.G. (author), Stassen, L.P.S. (author), Hoffmann, W.F. (author), Van der Elst, M. (author), Dankelman, J. (author)
Background A high incidence of problems with the technical equipment is known to occur during routine laparoscopic procedures. Use of a structured checklist of preparatory measures could help to prevent these problems. This study aimed to determine the extent to which a checklist reduced the number of incidents with technical laparoscopic...
journal article 2008
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Verdaasdonk, E.G.G. (author), Stassen, L.P.S. (author), Widhiasmara, P.P. (author), Dankelman, J. (author)
Background- The use of checklists is a promising strategy for improving patient safety in all types of surgical processes inside and outside the operating room. This article aims to provide requirements and implementation of checklists for surgical processes. Methods- The literature on checklist use in the operating room was reviewed based on...
journal article 2008
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Verdaasdonk, B.W. (author), Koopman, H.F.J.M. (author), Van der Helm, F.C.T. (author)
Like human walking, passive dynamic walking—i.e. walking down a slope with no actuation except gravity—is energy efficient by exploiting the natural dynamics. In the animal world, neural oscillators termed central pattern generators (CPGs) provide the basic rhythm for muscular activity in locomotion. We present a CPG model, which automatically...
journal article 2009
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