Gerald M Fried

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Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The Steinberg-Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery at McGill University
    Gerald M Fried
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre Hospitals, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Innov 12:345-8. 2005
  2. pmc Proving the value of simulation in laparoscopic surgery
    Gerald M Fried
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Ann Surg 240:518-25; discussion 525-8. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Lessons from the surgical experience with simulators: incorporation into training and utilization in determining competency
    Gerald M Fried
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, McGill University Health Center, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 309, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 16:425-34. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Objective assessment of technical performance
    Gerald M Fried
    Department of Surgery, Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 309, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1A4
    World J Surg 32:156-60. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint FLS assessment of competency using simulated laparoscopic tasks
    Gerald M Fried
    Surgery and Gastroenterology, Surgical Education, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:210-2. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Canadian surgery: a reflection on the people and the land
    Gerald M Fried
    Department of Surgical Education, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A4
    World J Surg 31:1533-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Simulators for laparoscopic surgery: a coming of age
    Gerald M Fried
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Asian J Surg 27:1-3. 2004
  8. pmc "First, do no harm": monitoring outcomes during the transition from open to laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy in a Canadian centre
    Simon Bergman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Can J Surg 51:103-10. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Impact of an enhanced recovery program on short-term outcomes after scheduled laparoscopic colon resection
    Nicoleta O Kolozsvari
    Department of Surgery, Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Surg Endosc 27:133-8. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Global Assessment of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Skills (GAGES): a valid measurement tool for technical skills in flexible endoscopy
    Melina C Vassiliou
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Surg Endosc 24:1834-41. 2010

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Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint The Steinberg-Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery at McGill University
    Gerald M Fried
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre Hospitals, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Innov 12:345-8. 2005
    ....
  2. pmc Proving the value of simulation in laparoscopic surgery
    Gerald M Fried
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Ann Surg 240:518-25; discussion 525-8. 2004
    ..To assess the McGill Inanimate System for Training and Evaluation of Laparoscopic Skills (MISTELS) physical laparoscopic simulator for construct and predictive validity and for its educational utility...
  3. ncbi request reprint Lessons from the surgical experience with simulators: incorporation into training and utilization in determining competency
    Gerald M Fried
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, McGill University Health Center, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 309, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 16:425-34. 2006
    ..The lessons learned from development of the FLS program can be useful in designing a similar program for flexible gastrointestinal endoscopy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Objective assessment of technical performance
    Gerald M Fried
    Department of Surgery, Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 309, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1A4
    World J Surg 32:156-60. 2008
    ..Performance in the skills laboratory should ultimately be predictive of performance in the clinical setting...
  5. ncbi request reprint FLS assessment of competency using simulated laparoscopic tasks
    Gerald M Fried
    Surgery and Gastroenterology, Surgical Education, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:210-2. 2008
    ..Its unique contribution is the included validated assessment to ensure that those taking the program have demonstrated the requisite knowledge and skills fundamental to performing laparoscopic surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Canadian surgery: a reflection on the people and the land
    Gerald M Fried
    Department of Surgical Education, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A4
    World J Surg 31:1533-5. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Simulators for laparoscopic surgery: a coming of age
    Gerald M Fried
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Asian J Surg 27:1-3. 2004
  8. pmc "First, do no harm": monitoring outcomes during the transition from open to laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy in a Canadian centre
    Simon Bergman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Can J Surg 51:103-10. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to validate this approach by comparing donor and recipient outcomes and studying our learning curve during the transition from open (OLDN) to LLDN...
  9. doi request reprint Impact of an enhanced recovery program on short-term outcomes after scheduled laparoscopic colon resection
    Nicoleta O Kolozsvari
    Department of Surgery, Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Surg Endosc 27:133-8. 2013
    ..Both enhanced recovery programs (ERP) and laparoscopy can reduce complications and length of stay (LOS) in colon surgery. We investigated whether ERP further improved the short-term outcomes of scheduled laparoscopic colectomies...
  10. doi request reprint Global Assessment of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Skills (GAGES): a valid measurement tool for technical skills in flexible endoscopy
    Melina C Vassiliou
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Surg Endosc 24:1834-41. 2010
    ..This multicenter, multidisciplinary trial aimed to develop instruments for evaluating basic flexible endoscopic skills and to demonstrate their reliability and validity...
  11. doi request reprint Evaluation of surgical performance during laparoscopic incisional hernia repair: a multicenter study
    Iman Ghaderi
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Surg Endosc 25:2555-63. 2011
    ..Laparoscopic incisional hernia repair (LIHR) is a common procedure requiring advanced laparoscopic skills. This study aimed to develop a procedure-specific tool to assess the performance of LIHR and to evaluate its reliability and validity...
  12. doi request reprint GOALS-incisional hernia: a valid assessment of simulated laparoscopic incisional hernia repair
    Marilou Vaillancourt
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Innov 18:48-54. 2011
    ..3 ± 2 versus 22.7 ± 5). There was excellent correlation between GOALS-IH and other measures of performance (GOALS r = .93 and VAS r = .93). GOALS-IH is easy to use, valid and reliable for assessment of simulated LIHR...
  13. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy: the pediatric recipient in a dual-site program
    Simon Bergman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Pediatr Transplant 11:429-32. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety of a dual-site renal transplantation program by comparing the outcomes of pediatric recipients of LLDN vs. OLDN...
  14. doi request reprint Fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery simulator training to proficiency improves laparoscopic performance in the operating room-a randomized controlled trial
    Gideon Sroka
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Am J Surg 199:115-20. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether training to proficiency with the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) simulator would result in improved performance in the operating room (OR)...
  15. doi request reprint How should we establish the clinical case numbers required to achieve proficiency in flexible endoscopy?
    Melina C Vassiliou
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Ave, L9 518, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A4
    Am J Surg 199:121-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to challenge the methods used to determine proficiency in flexible endoscopy...
  16. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of economic evaluations of enhanced recovery pathways for colorectal surgery
    Lawrence Lee
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre Montreal General Hospital Medical Library, McGill University Health Centre Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University Department of Psychiatry, Douglas Institute Department of Anesthesia, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Ann Surg 259:670-6. 2014
    ..To perform a systematic review of economic evaluations of enhanced recovery pathways (ERP) for colorectal surgery...
  17. doi request reprint Valuing postoperative recovery: validation of the SF-6D health-state utility
    Lawrence Lee
    Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Surg Res 184:108-14. 2013
    ..We investigated the validity of Short Form 6D (SF-6D) utility value as a measure of postoperative recovery in patients undergoing elective colorectal resection...
  18. doi request reprint Single-port laparoscopic colorectal surgery: early clinical experience
    Salman Al Sabah
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Montreal General Hospital, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:853-7. 2012
    ..Advantages of this technique over standard laparoscopy are still under investigation. This study reports the initial experience and short-term outcomes of colorectal SPLS procedures in a single academic-based institution...
  19. doi request reprint New dog, new tricks: trends in performance on the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery simulator for incoming surgery residents
    Nicoleta O Kolozsvari
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Room E19 117, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 26:68-71. 2012
    ..The Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) simulator allows for objective assessment of laparoscopic skills. This study aimed to determine whether the fundamental laparoscopic skills of incoming surgery residents have improved...
  20. doi request reprint Mastery versus the standard proficiency target for basic laparoscopic skill training: effect on skill transfer and retention
    Nicoleta O Kolozsvari
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Room E19 117, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 25:2063-70. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Evaluating intraoperative laparoscopic skill: direct observation versus blinded videotaped performances
    Melina C Vassiliou
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Surg Innov 14:211-6. 2007
    ..Experience with the tool in the operating room may improve the reliability of video rating and could be of value in training evaluators...
  22. ncbi request reprint Targeting individual hemodynamics to maintain renal perfusion during pneumoperitoneum in a porcine model
    Sebastian V Demyttenaere
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surgery 142:350-6. 2007
    ..We assessed whether goal-directed fluid administration, based on hemodynamic measures, would maintain RCP during pneumoperitoneum with less fluid loading...
  23. ncbi request reprint A global assessment tool for evaluation of intraoperative laparoscopic skills
    Melina C Vassiliou
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A4
    Am J Surg 190:107-13. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a tool specific for laparoscopic skills and to evaluate its reliability and validity...
  24. ncbi request reprint FLS and FES: comprehensive models of training and assessment
    Melina C Vassiliou
    Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Clin North Am 90:535-58. 2010
    ..These programs serve as models for the creation of simulation-based tools to teach skills and assess competence with the intention of optimizing patient safety and the quality of surgical education...
  25. ncbi request reprint Validity of the MISTELS simulator for laparoscopy training in urology
    Breno Dauster
    Department of Urology and Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Endourol 19:541-5. 2005
    ..MISTELS has been validated for use in both training and evaluation of general surgery residents in fundamental laparoscopic skills. The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the construct validity of MISTELS for urology residents...
  26. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of minimally invasive versus open esophagectomy for esophageal cancer
    Lawrence Lee
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3732-9. 2013
    ..Therefore, the objective of this study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of MIE compared to open esophagectomy for esophageal cancer...
  27. doi request reprint Simulation-based training improves the operative performance of totally extraperitoneal (TEP) laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Yo Kurashima
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Surg Endosc 28:783-8. 2014
    ..This study aimed to assess whether training to proficiency using a novel laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (LIHR) simulation curriculum improved operating room (OR) performance...
  28. ncbi request reprint Measuring surgical recovery: the study of laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy
    Simon Bergman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Transplant 5:2489-95. 2005
    ..Four weeks following LLDN, patients have returned to baseline exercise capacity, but not baseline general physical health. Traditional measures of recovery are incomplete descriptors of recovery...
  29. ncbi request reprint Patient perception of a clinical pathway for laparoscopic foregut surgery
    Lorenzo E Ferri
    Department of Surgery and Steinberg Bernstein Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:878-82. 2006
    ..A clinical pathway for laparoscopic foregut surgery was successfully implemented in a single-payer system, resulting in decreased utilization of hospital resources while maintaining high patient satisfaction...
  30. doi request reprint Recommended timing for surveillance ultrasonography to diagnose portal splenic vein thrombosis after laparoscopic splenectomy
    Tung Tran
    Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 313, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 24:1670-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the incidence and progression of asymptomatic PSVT 1 week and 1 month after LS...
  31. doi request reprint Testing the construct validity of the Simbionix GI Mentor II virtual reality colonoscopy simulator metrics: module matters
    Raad Fayez
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Endosc 24:1060-5. 2010
    ..This study evaluated whether the Simbionix GI Mentor II virtual reality simulator metrics differentiate gastrointestinal endoscopists with varying clinical experience (known-groups construct validity)...
  32. ncbi request reprint Validation of a physical activity questionnaire (CHAMPS) as an indicator of postoperative recovery after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Liane S Feldman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surgery 146:31-9. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the validity of a physical activity questionnaire (The Community Health Activities Model Program for Seniors [CHAMPS]) as an indicator of postoperative recovery...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relationship between objective assessment of technical skills and subjective in-training evaluations in surgical residents
    Liane S Feldman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 198:105-10. 2004
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the concurrent validity of the MISTELS by exploring the relationship between MISTELS score and ITER assessment...
  34. doi request reprint Sex is not everything: the role of gender in early performance of a fundamental laparoscopic skill
    Nicoleta O Kolozsvari
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Room E19 117, Montreal, QC H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 25:1037-42. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of gender on the learning curve for a fundamental laparoscopic task...
  35. doi request reprint High incidence of symptomatic incisional hernia after midline extraction in laparoscopic colon resection
    Lawrence Lee
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Surg Endosc 26:3180-5. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to evaluate the impact of the incision used for specimen extraction on the incidence of incisional hernia after laparoscopic colectomy...
  36. doi request reprint A tool for training and evaluation of laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: the Global Operative Assessment Of Laparoscopic Skills-Groin Hernia (GOALS-GH)
    Yo Kurashima
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Inovation, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Am J Surg 201:54-61. 2011
    ..the purpose of this study was to develop an assessment tool specific to laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair (LIHR), and to evaluate its reliability and validity in the operating room (OR) and skills laboratory...
  37. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patient-centered outcomes after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease or paraesophageal hernia
    Lisa A Mark
    Division of General Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Endosc 22:343-7. 2008
    ..We evaluated whether outcomes relating to GERD symptoms and quality of life (QOL) were impacted by the presence of PEH...
  38. doi request reprint Performance of simulated laparoscopic incisional hernia repair correlates with operating room performance
    Iman Ghaderi
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Ave, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Surg 201:40-5. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether performance in simulated LIHR correlates with operating room (OR) performance...
  39. doi request reprint Refining the selection criteria for laparoscopic versus open splenectomy for splenomegaly
    Liane S Feldman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:13-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the outcomes of laparoscopic (LS) and open splenectomy (OS) for spleens between 15 and 25 cm in length in order to identify strategies for patient selection for the laparoscopic approach...
  40. doi request reprint Formal research training during surgical residency: scaffolding for academic success
    Helen Hsieh
    Department of Surgery, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Surg 207:141-5. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of a formal surgical research program (leading to a postgraduate degree) during residency, on future research productivity...
  41. ncbi request reprint Using simulators to assess laparoscopic competence: ready for widespread use?
    Liane S Feldman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surgery 135:28-42. 2004
  42. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative esmolol infusion in the absence of opioids spares postoperative fentanyl in patients undergoing ambulatory laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Vincent Collard
    Department of Anesthesia, Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Anesth Analg 105:1255-62, table of contents. 2007
    ..In this study, we compared esmolol versus either intermittent fentanyl or continuous remifentanil on postoperative opioid-sparing, side effects, and time of discharge...
  43. ncbi request reprint A method to characterize the learning curve for performance of a fundamental laparoscopic simulator task: defining "learning plateau" and "learning rate"
    Liane S Feldman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Surgery 146:381-6. 2009
    ..Our objective was to describe a simple way to characterize the learning curve for a fundamental laparoscopic task...
  44. doi request reprint Choosing the right physical laparoscopic simulator? Comparison of LTS2000-ISM60 with MISTELS: validation, correlation, and user satisfaction
    Andrée Sansregret
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ste Justine s Hospital, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Surg 197:258-65. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to validate the LTS and to correlate its scoring performance with that of the McGill Inanimate System for Training and Evaluation of Laparoscopic Skills (MISTELS), a widely used and well-validated physical simulator...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effect of pneumoperitoneum on renal perfusion and function: a systematic review
    Scbastian Demyttenaere
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Endosc 21:152-60. 2007
    ..This systematic review aimed to investigate whether pneumoperitoneum results in decreased renal blood flow (RBF) or renal function...
  46. ncbi request reprint Elucidating the relationship between cardiac preload and renal perfusion under pneumoperitoneum
    Simon Bergman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:794-800. 2006
    ..Our aim was to characterize the relationship between cardiac preload and renal perfusion during pneumoperitoneum...
  47. ncbi request reprint Short-stay surgery: What really happens after discharge?
    Tung T Tran
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Surgery 156:20-7. 2014
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Fundamentals of endoscopic surgery: creation and validation of the hands-on test
    Melina C Vassiliou
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 313, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 28:704-11. 2014
    ..The purpose of this multicenter study was to evaluate the reliability and validity of the hands-on component of the FES examination, and to establish the pass score...
  49. ncbi request reprint Has the introduction of laparoscopic Heller myotomy altered the treatment paradigm of achalasia?
    Lorenzo E Ferri
    Division of General Surgery, and Steinberg Bernstein Centre of Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 19:619-23. 2005
    ..The benefits and minimal risks associated with laparoscopic myotomy need to be more effectively communicated by referring physicians...
  50. doi request reprint Training future surgeons for management roles: the resident-surgeon-manager conference
    Wael C Hanna
    Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Surg 147:940-4. 2012
    ..An annual seminar serves as a starting point that could be built on for incorporating formal management training in surgical residency curricula...
  51. ncbi request reprint Effect of laparoscopic colon resection on postoperative glucose utilization and protein sparing: an integrated analysis of glucose and protein metabolism during the fasted and fed States using stable isotopes
    Franco Carli
    Department of Anesthesia, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Arch Surg 140:593-7. 2005
    ..kg(-1) . min(-1) of dextrose intravenously will (1) have more pronounced suppression of endogenous glucose production, leading to (2) a greater reduction in whole-body protein breakdown...
  52. doi request reprint Certification pass rate of 100% for fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery skills after proficiency-based training
    Daniel J Scott
    Southwestern Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9156, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:1887-93. 2008
    ..This study aimed to investigate the feasibility of implementing a proficiency-based FLS skills training curriculum and to evaluate its effectiveness in preparing trainees for certification...
  53. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a comprehensive program of education and assessment of the basic fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery
    Jeffrey H Peters
    Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Surgery 135:21-7. 2004
  54. ncbi request reprint Beta test results of a new system assessing competence in laparoscopic surgery
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:62-9. 2006
    ..The FLS assessment includes a multiple-choice cognitive test and a manual skills test. We present the results of validation studies of this novel assessment tool...