05.02.2012 12.Schwat. 5772
Study could help develop better surgical training techniques for laparoscopy, a minimally invasive operation.
Keyhole surgery – laparoscopy – requires a surgeon with a high level of eye-hand coordination, motor skills, perception and sensitivity; older doctors tend to find it more difficult to perform than do younger ones who grew up with computer games that require the same skills.
Now Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have discovered that novices’ sense of perception is substantially different from experts’ when it comes to laparoscopy. Their work could help develop better surgical training techniques in this type of minimally invasive operation….