Original article

The effect of different single ports on performance in single-incision laparoscopic surgery

Georgios Pafitanis Sofronis Loizides and Bijendra Patel;

( 6-11 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0002, 09 February 2015)

Original article

Ventricular and skull base neuroendoscopy simulation in residency training: feasibility, cost, and resident feedback

Jaime Gasco, Achal Patel, Francisco Vaz Guimarães Filho, Samuel Zymberg, Juan Ortega-Barnett, Joel T. Patterson, Yong-Fan Kuo and Giselle Coelho

( 22-29 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2014.0002, 07 August 2014)

Original article

There is a worldwide shortfall of simulation platforms for minimally invasive surgery

R.W. Partridge, M.A. Hughes, P.M. Brennan and I.A.M. Hennessey

( 12-17 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0003, 09 February 2015)

Original article

A low-cost, non-biologic, thoracentesis and thoracostomy simulator

James Yon, Caleb J. Mentzer, Bao-Ling Adam and Lester Young

( 18-21 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0004, 27 February 2015)


Developing simulation centres to advance surgical simulation

Lars Konge and Bijendra Patel

( 40-41 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0009, 05 October 2015)

Simulation centres

CRESENT: the Center for Research, Education and Simulation Enhanced Training, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

H. Lababidi, F. Munshi, M. AlAmar, L. Konge, L. Lonn, T.V. Schroeder and F. AlSenani

( 42-46 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0010, 05 October 2015)

Simulation centres

Developing and running a surgical simulation centre: experiences from Copenhagen, Denmark

Lars Konge, Flemming Bjerrum, Leizl Joy Nayahangan and Torben V. Schroeder

( 47-52 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0011, 05 October 2015)

Original article

Home virtual reality simulation training: the effect on trainee ability and confidence with laparoscopic surgery

Jonathan Barnes, Jessica Burns, Craig Nesbitt, Helen Hawkins and Alan Horgan

( 53-59 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0012, 30 November 2015)

Original article

Novices perform better in virtual reality simulation than in traditional cadaveric dissection training of mastoidectomy

Steven Arild Wuyts Andersen, Per Cayé-Thomasen and Mads Sølvsten Sørensen

( 68-75 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2015.0014, 01 December 2015)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Team Resource Management - lessons from military and pre-hospital care

Claire Park

(A 2-2 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.A002, 25 February 2016)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Teaching millennial surgeons: challenges and solutions

Andre Chow

(A 4-4 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.A004, 25 February 2016)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Simulation for Acute Psychiatric Emergencies (APE)

Helen Parker and Nick Walsh

(A 6-6 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.A006, 25 February 2016)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: From Fairies to SimMan: Tolkein and realism in simulation

Lysa E. Owen

(A 7-7 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.A007, 25 February 2016)

Original article

Does monitor position influence visual-motor performance during minimally invasive surgery?

Alan D. White, Faisal Mushtaq, Rachael K. Raw, Oscar T. Giles, Imogen C. Crook, James Tomlinson, Danilo Miskovic, J. Peter A. Lodge, Richard M. Wilkie and Mark Mon-Williams

( 1-7 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.0001, 20 June 2016)

Original article

Special Issue: From fairies to SimMan: Tolkien and realism in simulation

Lysa E. Owen

( 8-12 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.0002, 21 June 2016)

Original article

Development and evaluation of an interprofessional simulation workshop on assessment and management of tracheostomy and laryngectomy emergencies

Adnan Darr, Zahir Mughal, Somiah Siddiq and Catherine Spinou

( 13-22 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.0003, 22 July 2016)


Teaching millennial surgeons

Andre Chow, Ali Nehme Bahsoun and Jean Nehme

( 28-31 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.0005, 13 December 2016)

Original article

Unsupervised use of laparoscopic box trainers in a cohort of UK core surgical trainees

Joanne E. Bennett, Jane V. Carter, Chris J. Foy, Caroline D. Rodd and Robert J. Longman

( 32-42 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.0006, 30 December 2016)

Original article

Single-incision laparoscopic surgery operative performance by experienced surgeons: a randomized trial comparing articulating versus standard straight instruments

Georgios Pafitanis, Damjan Veljanoski and Bijendra Patel

( 43-48 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2016.0007, 31 December 2016)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Engineered solutions to never events and novel simulation methods

Maryanne Mariyaselvam and Mark Blunt

(A 7-7 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.A007, 19 January 2017)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Pre-operative mental practice for the prevention of surgical error

Marina Yiasemidou

(B 3-3 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.B003, 11 May 2017)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Grasping improvements in laparoscopic surgery

J Chandler, D Jones, B Moxley-Wyles, J Barrie, GW Taylor and PR Culmer

(B 9-9 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.B009, 11 May 2017)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Cognitive simulation

Uttam Shiralkar and Sonia Bathla

(B 2-2 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.B002, 11 May 2017)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: How should surgeons warm up? An experimental psychology approach

T W Pike, F Mushtaq, R M Wilkie, J P A Lodge and M Mon-Williams

(B 6-6 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.B006, 11 May 2017)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Understanding vacuum assisted delivery mechanics

Dushyant Goordyal, Ali Alazmani and Peter Culmer

(B 10-10 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.B010, 11 May 2017)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Real-time analysis of tissue trauma

Dominic Jones, Ali Alazmani and Peter Culmer

(B 11-11 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.B011, 11 May 2017)


Computational fluid dynamics in complex aortic surgery: applications, prospects and challenges

Fan Shuen Tseng, Tse Kiat Soong, Nicholas Syn, Chi Wei Ong, Leo Hwa Liang and Andrew M.T.L. Choong

( 1-4 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0001, 16 May 2017)


Advances in Surgery Channel: the future of surgical education

Beatriz Martin-Perez, Gabriel Diaz del Gobbo, Hugo De Lacy, Steven D. Wexner and Antonio M. Lacy

( 5-9 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0002, 07 July 2017)

Original article

Designing, developing and implementing a 2-year, simulation-embedded curriculum for junior surgical residents

Marina Yiasemidou, Andrew Kordowicz, Jonathan de Siqueira and Michael J. Gough

( 10-16 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0003, 11 July 2017)

Meeting report

Report on Safety Engineering in Healthcare: Sixth Annual Simulation Conference, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, 1 December 2016

L. Salm and H. Harb

( 17-22 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0004, 13 July 2017)


The importance of 3D printing in vascular surgical simulation and training

Yeong Xue Lun, Ko Teck Ee Reyor, Chi Wei Ong, Leo Hwa Liang and Andrew M.T.L. Choong

( 23-28 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0005, 20 July 2017)

Original article

Ultrasound-guided central line placement: is a gelatine phantom a good and affordable alternative?

Bart J.M. Leenders, Stefan T.G. Bruijnen and Jan-Willem Elshof

( 35-40 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0007, 23 August 2017)

Original article

The validity of a surgical model simulating loss of vessel control in an abdominal hysterectomy

Suzanne L. Lababidi and Bryan K. Rone

( 44-47 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0009, 29 December 2017)

Original article

Simulation as an adjunct to didactics to increase acquired knowledge retention of learning how to avoid a "never event" of unintended retained foreign objects: 6-month and 1-year follow-up study

Roberto Rivero-Soto, Bogdan Ionescu, Duane Patterson, Rodney Grim, Ted Bell and Vanita Ahuja

( 52-56 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0011, 29 December 2017)


The use of simulation training for robotic-assisted surgery

Sugapriya Arunachalam and James Ansell

( 48-51 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2017.0010, 04 January 2018)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Code Red - the movie: a multi-perspective simulation scenario of traumatic major haemorrhage management

WGP Niven, WJ English, NA Davies, AE Weaver and R Tallach

(A 1-1 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.A001, 11 September 2018)

Oral presentation

Special Issue: Virtual reality and surgical education

William English

(A 2-2 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.A002, 11 September 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)

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

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)

Lecture notes

Special Issue: Reframing simulation

Tamzin Cuming and Roger Kneebone

( 40-42 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2018.0007, 17 October 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)


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)

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)

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

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

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

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

The effect of a video game warm-up on laparoscopic proficiency in a simulated setting: a randomized trial

James M.S. Andrews and Peter Hewett

( 5-10 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2019.0002, 12 April 2019)

Original article

Face and construct validation study of novel 3D peg transfer models for training and evaluation of laparoscopic skills in two-dimensional and three-dimensional laparoscopic surgery

Alpa Morawala, Badriya Alaraimi, Gilberto Lazaro Galloso and Bijendra Patel

( 11-22 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2019.0003, 12 April 2019)

Original article

Tendon repair simulation: a comparison of training models

Aya Musbahi, John Henton and Paolo Longhi

( 1-4 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1102/2051-7726.2019.0001, 16 April 2019)