Letters Laparoscopic surgery training

Try fresh frozen cadavers

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b2426 (Published 15 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2426
  1. P S Kang, laparoscopic colorectal fellow1,
  2. A F Horgan, consultant colorectal surgeon2,
  3. A G Acheson, associate professor and consultant colorectal surgeon1
  1. 1Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham NG7 2UH
  2. 2Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7DN
  1. peterkang{at}hotmail.co.uk

    Virtual reality simulation in training for laparoscopic surgery has advantages,1 but a more realistic training for teams can be achieved with fresh frozen cadavers. Our two specialist colorectal centres currently use such …

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