Assessment of surgical competence at carotid endarterectomy under local anaesthesia in a simulated operating theatre

Stephen Black, Debra Nestel, Roger Kneebone, John Wolfe

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Methods of surgical training that do not put patients at risk are desirable. A high-fidelity simulation of carotid endarterectomy under local anaesthesia was tested as a tool for assessment of vascular surgical competence, as an adjunct to training.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)511 - 516
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Journal of Surgery
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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