Simon D Bann

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi The reliability of multiple objective measures of surgery and the role of human performance
    Simon Bann
    Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London, W2 1NY United Kingdom
    Am J Surg 189:747-52. 2005
  2. ncbi Surgical skill is predicted by the ability to detect errors
    Simon Bann
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK
    Am J Surg 189:412-5. 2005
  3. ncbi Measurement of surgical dexterity using motion analysis of simple bench tasks
    Simon D Bann
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK
    World J Surg 27:390-4. 2003
  4. ncbi The surgical error examination is a novel method for objective technical knowledge assessment
    Simon Bann
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology and Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Rd, W2 1NY, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Surg 185:507-11. 2003
  5. ncbi Objective assessment of technical skills of surgical trainees in Hong Kong
    S Bann
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    Br J Surg 90:1294-9. 2003
  6. pmc A technique for insertion of the laparoscopic Nathanson liver retractor
    Simon Bann
    Department of Surgery, Bedford General Hospital, Bedford, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 87:472-3. 2005
  7. ncbi Selection of individuals for training in surgery
    Simon Bann
    Department of Surgery, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Fulham Rd, London SW6, UK
    Am J Surg 190:98-102. 2005
  8. ncbi Comparison of bench test evaluations of surgical skill with live operating performance assessments
    Vivek Datta
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary s, London, UK
    J Am Coll Surg 199:603-6. 2004
  9. ncbi Technical performance: relation between surgical dexterity and technical knowledge
    Simon Bann
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, W2 1NY London, UK
    World J Surg 28:142-6; discussion 146-7. 2004
  10. ncbi Laboratory-based validation of a novel suture technique for wound closure
    Paul F Ridgway
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College School of Medicine, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK
    Ann Plast Surg 49:291-6. 2002

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi The reliability of multiple objective measures of surgery and the role of human performance
    Simon Bann
    Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London, W2 1NY United Kingdom
    Am J Surg 189:747-52. 2005
    ..Six-bench surgical top stations have been combined to assess basic surgical trainees (BSTs) objectively. The current study examines its reliability and validity across repeat sittings...
  2. ncbi Surgical skill is predicted by the ability to detect errors
    Simon Bann
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK
    Am J Surg 189:412-5. 2005
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  3. ncbi Measurement of surgical dexterity using motion analysis of simple bench tasks
    Simon D Bann
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK
    World J Surg 27:390-4. 2003
    ..Motion analysis exhibits face and construct validity and is a reliable assessment of simple surgical dexterity. Its use for objective assessment of dexterity and competence should be encouraged...
  4. ncbi The surgical error examination is a novel method for objective technical knowledge assessment
    Simon Bann
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology and Medicine, Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Rd, W2 1NY, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Surg 185:507-11. 2003
    ..Objective analysis of surgical skill is necessary. A novel method of assessment using simple error analysis in synthetic models is examined for construct validity...
  5. ncbi Objective assessment of technical skills of surgical trainees in Hong Kong
    S Bann
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London, UK
    Br J Surg 90:1294-9. 2003
    ..The applicability of these assessment tools to trainees with a different training background in another country was examined...
  6. pmc A technique for insertion of the laparoscopic Nathanson liver retractor
    Simon Bann
    Department of Surgery, Bedford General Hospital, Bedford, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 87:472-3. 2005
  7. ncbi Selection of individuals for training in surgery
    Simon Bann
    Department of Surgery, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, Fulham Rd, London SW6, UK
    Am J Surg 190:98-102. 2005
    ..This article considers psychometric assessment as a methodology of preselecting surgeons and considers objective assessment as a possibility during the foundational education period...
  8. ncbi Comparison of bench test evaluations of surgical skill with live operating performance assessments
    Vivek Datta
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College School of Medicine at St Mary s, London, UK
    J Am Coll Surg 199:603-6. 2004
    ..Attempts at assessing surgical proficiency have generally used laboratory simulation to evaluate skill. The aim of this study was to compare technical ability as measured on a bench simulation with actual operative performance...
  9. ncbi Technical performance: relation between surgical dexterity and technical knowledge
    Simon Bann
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, W2 1NY London, UK
    World J Surg 28:142-6; discussion 146-7. 2004
    ..The weaker correlations between the error analysis and dexterity suggest that these skills are learned at different times. The identification of common surgical errors should be more formally taught to ensure greater uniformity...
  10. ncbi Laboratory-based validation of a novel suture technique for wound closure
    Paul F Ridgway
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College School of Medicine, 10th Floor QEQM Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, UK
    Ann Plast Surg 49:291-6. 2002
    ..0.67 for the study group. This study demonstrates ICSAD's usefulness in defining a novel suture technique as a more efficient method of cutaneous closure than the currently advocated technique...
  11. ncbi Assessing surgical skill using bench station models
    Mansoor S Khan
    Department of Academic Surgery, St Mary s Hospital, Aylesbury, United Kingdom
    Plast Reconstr Surg 120:793-800. 2007
    ..There is also increasing pressure from the government to introduce testing of surgical competency for all surgeons. The authors introduce a series of tasks that allow assessment of technical skill among plastic surgical trainees...
  12. ncbi Ceiling effect in technical skills of surgical residents
    Yaron Munz
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, England, UK
    Am J Surg 188:294-300. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether a previously validated assessment tool can discriminate between junior and senior higher surgical trainees (HST) with regard to their technical skills...
  13. ncbi Antireflux surgery
    P A C Gatenby
    Division of Surgery and Interventional Science, University College London Medical School, Royal Free Campus, London, UK
    Minerva Chir 64:169-81. 2009
    ..There is a trend for antireflux surgery to be superior to best medical therapy in cancer prevention in Barrett's oesophagus, but this has not reached statistical significance...
  14. pmc Laparoscopic transhiatal surgery of the esophagus
    Simon Bann
    Department of Surgery, Bedford General Hospital, Beds, UK
    JSLS 9:376-81. 2005
    ..Our 30-month experience with transhiatal esophagectomy in a district general hospital is presented herein...
  15. ncbi The surgical efficiency score: a feasible, reliable, and valid method of skills assessment
    Vivek Datta
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, 83 Sumatra Road, West Hampstead, London NW6 1PT, United Kingdom
    Am J Surg 192:372-8. 2006
    ..However, many of these methods are labor and time intensive, limiting their feasibility. This study aims to compare more efficient techniques of skills appraisals with an established gold standard...