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A Study of Flexible Ureteroscopy Proficiency After Training on the Uromentor Simulator (UROSIMULATOR08)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00813644
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2008 by Rabin Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : December 23, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 23, 2008
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Rabin Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The development of virtual reality (VR) simulators is changing surgical endoscopic education. The translation of VR skills into clinical endoscopic proficiency has been shown by M.PEARLE. The improvement in performing endoscopic tasks after VR training was evaluated on a cadaver. Our goal is to evaluate the performance of novice endoscopists at the operating room by a randomized controlled study comparing subjects randomized to train on a the "UroMentor" simulator to those without VR training.

Condition or disease
Endoscopic Skills

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : December 2008

Group/Cohort
1
uromentor training
2
non uromentor training




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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
urologists
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • novice urologists without endo-urological experience

Exclusion Criteria:


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Locations
Israel
Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson hospital
Petach Tikva, Israel
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rabin Medical Center

Responsible Party: Golan Shay, MD, Urology department, Rabin medical center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00813644     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 5166
First Posted: December 23, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 23, 2008
Last Verified: December 2008