General Surgery Training in Animal Models (Pig, Sus scrota; Sheep, Ovis aries; Goat, Capra hircus), Including Advanced Combat Trauma Interventions, Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures, and Cardiovascular Procedures
60 MDG CIF Travis AFB United States
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Objectives Provide live tissue training experience for residents in multiple specialties to cover a wide breadth of general, vascular, and trauma surgical procedures. Methods The porcine model using general anesthesia during laparoscopic, endoscopic, and open surgical procedures. Results The residents are evaluated based on their prerequisite objective goals for their ability to perform procedures dependent upon their skill set and level of training. For further details regarding this, please reference the manuscript detailing surgical procedures and expectations for participating residents and staff instructors. Conclusion This protocol is meeting the core mission of the CIF to support our GME program in General and Vascular Surgery Residency .
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