TITLE

BASIC COLONOSCOPY: HOKEN COLON MODEL OR COMPUTER SIMULATOR FOR TEACHING TORQUE STEERING SKILLS

AUTHOR(S)
Hancock, J.; Nylander, D.; Abro, H.; Bum, K.; Bicker, R.; Allen, C. R.; Lapeer, R.; Bell, G. D.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA48
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a study related to basic colonoscopy with Hoken Colon Model (HCM) or computer simulator for teaching torque steering skills. The Royal College of Surgeons' (RCS) basic colonoscopy skills course organizers recommend the use a HCM in preference to either a Symbionix computer simulator (SCS) or the Immersion system (IS) for teaching basic torque steering, as well as both recognizing and reducing sigmoid loops. The haptic feedback from both SCS and IS will need to improve considerably if they are to reach their full potential.
ACCESSION #
13218999

 

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