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The “tele” factor in surgery today and tomorrow: implications for surgical training and education

Pietro Gambadauro, Rafael Torrejón Surg Today. 2013 Feb;43(2):115-22. 2012 Jul 27. [Epub] DOI 10.1007/s00595-012-0267-9 1.Centre for Reproduction, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Uppsala University Hospital, 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden. 2.Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Breast Pathology, VIrgen del Rocío University Hospital, University of Sevilla, Seville, Spain. Abstract New technological developments in the field of telecommunications have allowed a wide range of potentially novel surgical applications. The introduction of the World Wide Web in 1991 has been followed by a steep rise of the relevance of telemedicine, as it is witnessed in the latest scientific literature. There has been a consistent,
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NEST (network enhanced surgical training): A PC-based system for telementoring in gynaecological surgery.

Pietro Gambadauro, Adam Magos Minimally Invasive Therapy Unit & Endoscopy Training Centre, University Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, Hampstead, London NW3 2QG, UK. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology , 2008, Volume 139 , Issue 2 , Pages 222 – 225 Abstract: OBJECTIVES: To develop and describe NEST (network enhanced surgical training), an affordable and easily reproducible telementoring system. STUDY DESIGN: We have developed the system around two standard personal computers: a desktop computer for the surgeon in the operating room (OR), equipped with a digital video-capture system; and a laptop computer
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