General Surgery Training in Animal Models (Pig, Sus scrofa; and Sheep, Ovis aries), Including Advanced Laparoscopic Procedures and Cardiovascular Interventions
Technical Report,18 Jun 2015,24 May 2018
DAVID GRANT USAF MEDICAL CENTER TRAVIS AFB CA TRAVIS AFB United States
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Objectives To provide surgery residents education platform for open trauma procedure and laparoscopic general surgery procedures. Methods Live animal pig models were used for resident education training labs for open trauma procedure and laparoscopic general surgery procedures. Results Maximum resident education benefit was achieved utilizing the live animal lab model. Conclusion This study trained USAF general surgery residents and UC Davis civilian partnership residents. The protocol added great strength to the residency training program.
- Medicine and Medical Research