BASIC COLONOSCOPY: HOKEN COLON MODEL OR COMPUTER SIMULATOR FOR TEACHING TORQUE STEERING SKILLS
- Surveillance Colonoscopies Performed Too Often, Study Says. Zielinski, Sarah L. // JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute;9/15/2004, Vol. 96 Issue 18, p1353
Discusses a study about surveillance colonoscopies used for monitoring patients after the removal of precancerous or cancerous polyp in the United States. Percentage of gastroenterologists and general surgeons recommending surveillance colonoscopy; Colonosopy in patients with adenoma; Risks...
- City to Columbia: Repay. // Crain's New York Business;5/13/96, Vol. 12 Issue 20, p38
Reports that Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons will be asked by the city of New York to repay $2 million. Details on the repayment request.
- Teaching hospital paid by productivity. // H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;2/5/97, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p87
Reports on the payment of services of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City to Harlem Hospital, based on productivity.
- News and notices. // Surgical Endoscopy;Jul2003, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p1167
Presents news briefs of interest to endoscopy, compiled as of July 2003. Volunteer surgeons needed at the International Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Program in Developing Countries; Courses at Colchester General Hospital; Minimal Access Therapy Training courses offered at University of Dundee in...
- An innovative method for the assessment of skills in lower gastrointestinal endoscopy. Moorthy, K.; Munz, Y.; Orchard, T. R.; Gould, S.; Rockall, T.; Darzi, A. // Surgical Endoscopy;Nov2004, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p1613
Background: Although virtual reality (VR) simulators can be used ability to objectively assess skills in endoscopy, the evaluation is solely quantitative. We have developed a novel method for the objective assessment of technical skills in lower gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy that incorporates...
- How To Become Trained in an Endoscopic Procedure after the Fellowship Program. Waye, Jerome D. // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Jul1986, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p611
Discusses the problem facing physicians in the U.S. on how to become trained in an endoscopic procedure after they finish fellowship program. Pilot program provided by the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for teaching flexible fiberoptic sigmoidoscopy to interested physicians;...
- A Study of Gastroenterologists in the United States. Elixhauser, Anne; McMenamin, Peter; Witsberger, Christina // American Journal of Gastroenterology;Apr1991, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p406
A two-part study of gastroenterologists (GEs) was conducted. One component was the analysis of 1987 Part B Medicare Annual Data to assess volume of services and patterns of reimbursement to gastroenterologists. This study demonstrated that two-thirds of services billed by GEs are medical visits,...
- Acquiring basic endoscopy skills by training on the GI Mentor II. Buzink, S. N.; Koch, A. D.; Heemskerk, J.; Botden, S. M. B. I.; Goossens, R. H. M.; de Ridder, H.; Schoon, E. J.; Jakimowicz, J. J. // Surgical Endoscopy;Nov2007, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p1996
Achieving proficiency in flexible endoscopy requires a great amount of practice. Virtual reality (VR) simulators could provide an effective alternative for clinical training. This study aimed to gain insight into the proficiency curve for basic endoscope navigation skills with training on the GI...
- Evaluating resident education. Waddell, James P. // Canadian Journal of Surgery;Dec2003, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p404
Focuses on the method of evaluating resident education in surgery at the Royal College of Canada. Components of evaluation; Features of the qualifying examination.