Access to a simulator is not enough: the benefits of virtual reality training based on peer group-derived benchmarks: a randomized controlled trial. World J Surg 2013; 37: 2534-2541.

Published: 18th March 2014

Authors: Von Websky MW, Raptis DA, Vitz M, Rosenthal R, Clavien PA, Hahnloser D et al.


Sixty-eight trainees completed laparoscopic training and then did 60 laparoscopic cholecystectomies. Training using peer-group-derived benchmarks improved subsequent performance compared with self-controlled virtual reality training.

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