Review article

Virtual reality simulation in orthopaedic surgical training during periods of restricted clinical hours: a systematic review

Bisola Salaja, Aoife Feeley, Iain Feeley, Eoin Sheehanb and Khalid Merghani

( 18-28 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.0003, 14 July 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Chest imaging and RT-PCR testing for acute abdominal pain during the COVID-19 pandemic

Zakariya Abdulazeez, Nabeel Qureshi and Mohamed Abdalla

(A 23-23 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A023, 05 July 2021)

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Special Issue: Survey of perceived barriers to medical students for progression into surgery

S. Toh, O. Jayawardena, H. Fowler, M. Fok and R. Clifford

(A 26-26 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A026, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Virtual learning during COVID-19 pandemic amongst medical students in the UK

O. Jayawardena, S. Toh, H. Fowler, M. Fok and R. Clifford

(A 25-25 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A025, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Flat elastic band: an alternative, inexpensive, invaluable material to develop models for laparoscopic suturing practice

Khalid Munir Bhatti, Afshan Khalid, John Wayman and Hari Prasad Avalapati

(A 24-24 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A024, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Assessing effectiveness of remote online simulation

Rebecca Fisher, Philipp Antonas, Aishwarya Nambiar, Kishan Parekh, Luke Tanner and Daniel Worley

(A 22-22 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A022, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Endoscopic surgical simulation using low-fidelity and virtual reality transurethral resection simulators in Urology Simulation Bootcamp Course: trainee feedback assessment study

Christopher Berridge, Mithun Kailavasan, Grigorios Athanasiadis, Agapios Gkentzis, Tariq Tassadaq , Victor Palit, Bhavan Rai, Chandra S Biyani and Ghulam Nabi

(A 21-21 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A021, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Design and assessment of a penile fracture simulation model

Andy Kozan, Mark Logan, Arie Parnham, Matthew Liew, Barnaby Barrass, Suresh Venugopal, Joby Taylor and Chandra Shekhar Biyani

(A 20-20 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A020, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Cognitive task analysis-based training in surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Alexander W. Coombs, Thomas C. Edwards, Bartosz Szyszka, Kartik Logishetty and Justin P. Cobb

(A 19-19 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A019, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Satisfaction with video-conferencing as a tool for postgraduate surgical teaching in the time of social distancing

Seow Huey Choy, Jun Kit Koong, Khoon Leong Ng, April and Camilla Roslani

(A 18-18 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A018, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Microsurgical simulation - a 'cheep' set up

Andrew Jenkinson, Emma Barlow and Neil Scott

(A 17-17 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A017, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Initial non-surgical management of surgical emergencies for foundation doctors

Hamza Mughal

(A 16-16 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A016, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Organ donation innovative strategies for Southeast Asia: ODISSeA

Jun Kit Koong, Seow Huey Choy, Nor Faizal Ahmad Bahuri, Premela Naidu Sitaram, Diana Mohd Shah, Azmin Huda Abdul, Rahim, Adeeba Kamarulzaman and the ODISSeA Consortium

(A 15-15 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A015, 30 June 2021)

Meeting abstract

Special Issue: Effectiveness of videoconferencing as a tool for postgraduate surgical teaching

Jun Kit Koong, Seow Huey Choy, Khoon Leong Ng and April Camilla Roslani

(A 14-14 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A014, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Occult metastatic axillary carcinoma masked underlying primary accessory breast carcinoma

Yohesuwary Gunarasa

(A 13-13 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A013, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: A successful axillary clearance for huge recurrent axillary metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma: how we do it

Yohesuwary Gunarasa

(A 12-12 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A012, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Surgical on-call simulation: an effective teaching method for medical students

Byung Choi, Michel Alhilani, Amal Minocha, Lavandan Jegatheeswaran and Ernest Mutengesa

(A 11-11 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A011, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: East of England Remote Teaching Programme

Aishwarya Nambiar, Rebecca Fisher, Philipp Antonas, Kishan Parekh, Luke Tanner and Daniel Worley

(A 10-10 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A010, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Building a virtual community of practice based on critical appraisal skills - the CRAMSURG experience

Giordano Perin, Adam Hague, Joshua Lau, Benjamin Wood and Sabapathy Balasubramanian

(A 9-9 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A009, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Two Peas and an Orthopod- a surgical education podcast series

Imogen Jones and Laetitia Hawkins-Hooker

(A 8-8 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A008, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Pilot study assessment of renal function outcomes after robotic partial nephrectomy stratified by RENAL score for T1a lesions

Joshua Setsoafia, Graham Broadley, Aniruddha Chackravarti and Jane Boddy

(A 7-7 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A007, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Intraoperative albumin usage and free flap outcomes in UMMC

Lingwei Wong, Kong Chee Kwan and Alizan Abdul Khalil

(A 6-6 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A006, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Limitations and challenges of laparoscopic surgery in a low-income country: example of the Gaston Berger teaching Hospital of Saint-Louis (Senegal)

Abdourahmane Ndong, Mohamed Lamine Diao, Jacques Noel Tendeng, Ousmane Thiam, Adja Coumba Diallo, Aliou Diouf, Diago Anta Dia, Philippe Manyacka Ma Nyemb, Mamadou Cissé and Ibrahima Konaté

(A 5-5 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A005, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Audit of immediate instillation of intravesical chemotherapy (mitomycin-C) following transurethral resection for bladder tumour

Dhruv Satya Sahni

(A 4-4 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A004, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: What's in a name? An audit of correct identification of patients during ward-rounds in a surgical receiving ward

Dhruv Satya Sahni

(A 3-3 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A003, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: Microsurgery for medical students: the impact of high-fidelity microsurgery simulation for undergraduates

Manal Patel

(A 2-2 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A002, 30 June 2021)

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Special Issue: A novel use of the WhatsApp platform to aid surgical teaching

Gnananandan Janakan

(A 1-1 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.A001, 30 June 2021)

Original article

Impact of formal tuition, supervised practice and feedback on the acquisition of basic laparoscopic skills by novices using a box trainer

Mathew Lyons, Oliver Brown and Brian Ip

( 29-36 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.0004, 11 June 2021)

Original article

Limitations and challenges of laparoscopic surgery in a low-income country: example of the Gaston Berger Teaching Hospital of Saint-Louis (Senegal)

Abdourahmane Ndong, Mohamed Lamine Diao, Jacques Noel Tendeng, Ousmane Thiam, Adja Coumba Diallo, Aliou Diouf, Diago Anta Dia, Saer Diop, Mactar Dieng, Moustapha Diedhiou, Philippe Manyacka Ma Nyemb, Mamadou Cissé and Ibrahima Konaté

( 14-17 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.0002, 11 June 2021)

Review article

Use of virtual reality simulation in surgical training: a systematic review on predictive validity and current use in surgical curricula

Aoife Feeley, Iain Feeley, Kalid Merghani and Eoin Sheehan

( 1-13 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2021.0001, 11 June 2021)