Original article

Will SCOBY do? An alternative for teaching basic surgical skills of suturing and skin excision

Amber van Dreven, Sue J. Garner, Sean T. MacDermott, Mark W. Yates and Steve G. Costa

( 99-104 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0012, 15 January 2019)

Original article

Tunable 3D printed multi-material composites to enhance tissue fidelity for surgical simulation

Justine Garcia, Mansour AlOmran, Alexander Emmott, Rosaire Mongrain, Kevin Lachapelle and Richard L. Leask

( 87-98 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0013, 14 January 2019)

Original article

An examination of factors affecting performance on a patient-specific virtual reality-based ventriculostomy simulator

Ryan Armstrong, Dayna Noltie, Roy Eagleson and Sandrine de Ribaupierre

( 74-86 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0008, 28 December 2018)

Original article

Using mindfulness therapy in laparoscopic simulation training: a pilot study

Guillermo E. Narbona Yúsari, Isidora B. Burgos, Enrique A. Cari and Boris J. Marinkovic

( 64-73 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0010, 10 December 2018)

Original article

Loop ligation: objective assessment of surgical efficiency in vessel ligation with electromagnetic hand motion analysis

Robert Miller and Georgios Pafitanis

( 60-63 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0009, 10 December 2018)

Original article

Introduction and assessment of an inanimate model for basic surgical skills training of veterinary students

Soheil Mehrdadi and Mehdi Marjani

( 47-59 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0006, 05 December 2018)


Simulation safety first: an imperative

Daniel Raemer, Alexander Hannenberg and Ann Mullen

( 43-46 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0011, 28 November 2018)


When it goes wrong, a chance to try again: ophthalmic surgical simulation training borrowed from flight-crash re-runs

Ahmed Abdelmaksoud and Nigel Terk-Howe Khoo

( 31-33 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0005, 15 November 2018)

Meeting report

Report on ‘Novel Thinking and New Technology in Healthcare and Education’: Seventh Annual Simulation Conference, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 7 December 2017

K. Jamieson, J. Driscoll and K. Killicoat

( 34-39 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0004, 14 November 2018)

Original article

Lap Mentor-based assessment of laparoscopic surgical skills: a validation study

Khalid Munir Bhatti, Lubna Baig, Syed Moyn Aly, Kamran Ahmad Malik, Hafiz Amjad Hussain, Zainab Nasser Al-Balushi, Mahmoud Hatem Sherif, Khoula Saud Al Harrasi, Kadhim Mustafa Taqi, Houd Al Abri and Hani Al-Qadhi

( 8-23 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0002, 25 July 2018)

Original article

Optimal simulation and tissue platforms for acquiring surgical endoscopy skills to perform per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM)

Andrew Wang, R. Dan Lawson and Gordon G. Wisbach

( 24-30 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0003, 15 July 2018)

Original article

Impact of 3D laparoscopic surgical training on performance in standard 2D laparoscopic simulation: a randomised prospective study

Ricardo A.R. de Almeida, Yassar A. Qureshi, Alpa J. Morawala, Nabeel H. Merali, Ikechuwku Iloabachie, Badriya Alaraimi and Bijendra Patel

( 1-7 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0001, 17 April 2018)