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Rodrigues, S.P. (author), Horeman, T. (author), Blomjous, M.S.H. (author), Hiemstra, E. (author), Van den Dobbelsteen, J.J. (author), Jansen, F.W. (author)
Background The aim of this study was to examine the influence of training under direct vision prior to training with indirect vision on the learning curve of the laparoscopic suture task. Methods Novices were randomized in two groups. Group 1 performed three suturing tasks in a transparent laparoscopic box trainer under direct vision followed by...
journal article 2015
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Tuijthof, G.J.M. (author), Horeman, T. (author)
Surgical device, in particular for minimally invasive surgery, provided with a shaft having a distal end to which a surgical instrument is mounted or mountable and a proximal end equipped for handling the instrument, wherein the shaft is hollow and the surgical instrument is mounted or mountable on inserts that are longitudinally movable in the...
patent 2014
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Horeman, T. (author)
In laparoscopic surgery, special instruments with long and slender shafts are inserted through small incisions in the abdominal wall. A laparoscope is used for a clear vision inside the inflated abdominal cavity while laparoscopic graspers and cutters are used for manipulation of tissue. The use of long instruments makes it difficult to “feel”...
doctoral thesis 2014
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Horeman, T. (author), Meijer, E.J. (author), Harlaar, J.J. (author), Lange, J.F. (author), Van den Dobbelsteen, J.J. (author), Dankelman, J. (author)
The tension in a suture is an important factor in the process of wound healing. If there is too much tension in the suture, the blood flow is restricted and necrosis can occur. If the tension is too low, the incision opens up and cannot heal properly. The purpose of this paper is to describe the design and evaluation of the Stitch Force (SF)...
journal article 2013
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Horeman, T. (author), Dankelman, J. (author), Jansen, F.W. (author), Van den Dobbelsteen, J.J. (author)
Box trainers equipped with sensors may help in acquiring objective information about a trainee's performance while performing training tasks with real instruments. The main aim of this study is to investigate the added value of force parameters with respect to commonly used motion and time parameters such as path length, motion volume, and task...
journal article 2013
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Sun, S. (author), Dankelman, J. (author), Horeman, T. (author)
In laparoendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS), only one single incision is used to introduce all instruments into the abdominal cavity. The introduction of multi-channel single-port devices enabled insertion of laparoscopic instruments and laparoscope through one single entry point instead of multiple entry points in conventional laparoscopic...
conference paper 2013
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Horeman, T. (author), Rodrigues, S.P. (author), Van den Dobbelsteen, J.J. (author), Jansen, F.W. (author), Dankelman, J. (author)
Background - To improve endoscopic surgical skills, an increasing number of surgical residents practice on box or virtual reality (VR) trainers. Current training is focused mainly on hand–eye coordination. Training methods that focus on applying the right amount of force are not yet available. Methods - The aim of this project is to develop a...
journal article 2011
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Tuijthof, G.J.M. (author), Horeman, T. (author), Schafroth, M.U. (author), Blankevoort, L. (author), Kerkhoffs, G.M.M.J. (author)
Purpose To facilitate effective learning, feedback on performance during arthroscopic training is essential. Less attention has been paid to feedback on monitoring safe handling of delicate tissues such as meniscus. The goal is to measure in vitro probing forces of menisci and compare them with a theoretical maximum probing force (TMPF). Method...
journal article 2010
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Horeman, T. (author), Rodrigues, S.P. (author), Jansen, F.W. (author), Dankelman, J. (author), Van den Dobbelsteen, J.J. (author)
Background - To improve endoscopic surgical skills, an increasing number of surgical residents practice on box or virtual-reality (VR) trainers. Current training is mainly focused on hand–eye coordination. Training methods that focus on applying the right amount of force are not yet available. Methods - The aim of this project is to develop a...
journal article 2010
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Horeman, T. (author), Jansen, F.W. (author), Dankelman, J. (author)
Background - The risk of obtaining a postsurgical infection depends highly on the air quality surrounding the exposed tissue, surgical instruments, and materials. Many isolators for open surgery have been invented to create a contained sterile volume around the exposed tissue. With the use of an isolator, a surgical procedure can be performed...
journal article 2010
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