Novel Hands-Free Pointer Improves Instruction Efficiency in Laparoscopic Surgery

Jayaraman, Shiva; Apriasz, Izabella; Trejos, Ana Luisa; Bassan, Harman; Patel, Rajni V.; Schlachta, Christopher M.
March 2009
Surgical Innovation;Mar2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p73
Academic Journal
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