Krishna Moorthy

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Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bimodal assessment of laparoscopic suturing skills: construct and concurrent validity
    K Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, W2 1NY, London
    Surg Endosc 18:1608-12. 2004
  2. pmc Objective assessment of technical skills in surgery
    Krishna Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY
    BMJ 327:1032-7. 2003
  3. pmc Surgical crisis management skills training and assessment: a simulation[corrected]-based approach to enhancing operating room performance
    Krishna Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Ann Surg 244:139-47. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-assessment of performance among surgical trainees during simulated procedures in a simulated operating theater
    Krishna Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, 28 Carless Ave, Birmingham, London B17 9EQ, UK
    Am J Surg 192:114-8. 2006
  5. pmc A human factors analysis of technical and team skills among surgical trainees during procedural simulations in a simulated operating theatre
    Krishna Moorthy
    Imperial College St Mary s Hospital Simulation Group, Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, London
    Ann Surg 242:631-9. 2005
  6. doi request reprint A systematic quantitative assessment of risks associated with poor communication in surgical care
    Kamal Nagpal
    Clinical Safety Research Unit, Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Building, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Road, London W2 1NY, United Kingdom
    Arch Surg 145:582-8. 2010
  7. pmc An evaluation of the feasibility, validity, and reliability of laparoscopic skills assessment in the operating room
    Rajesh Aggarwal
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, UK
    Ann Surg 245:992-9. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of postoperative handover using a tool to assess information transfer and teamwork
    Kamal Nagpal
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, London, UK
    Ann Surg 253:831-7. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint 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
  10. ncbi request reprint A competency-based virtual reality training curriculum for the acquisition of laparoscopic psychomotor skill
    Rajesh Aggarwal
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, Imperial College, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Am J Surg 191:128-33. 2006

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Publications42

  1. ncbi request reprint Bimodal assessment of laparoscopic suturing skills: construct and concurrent validity
    K Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, W2 1NY, London
    Surg Endosc 18:1608-12. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to validate two objective assessment techniques for laparoscopic suturing and demonstrate a correlation between them...
  2. pmc Objective assessment of technical skills in surgery
    Krishna Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY
    BMJ 327:1032-7. 2003
  3. pmc Surgical crisis management skills training and assessment: a simulation[corrected]-based approach to enhancing operating room performance
    Krishna Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Ann Surg 244:139-47. 2006
    ..Our aim was to develop a surgical crisis simulation and evaluate its feasibility, realism, and validity of the measures used to assess performance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Self-assessment of performance among surgical trainees during simulated procedures in a simulated operating theater
    Krishna Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, 28 Carless Ave, Birmingham, London B17 9EQ, UK
    Am J Surg 192:114-8. 2006
    ..The ability of surgeons to assess their own performance is essential for training and self-regulation. The latter is based on the premise that they recognize their weaknesses and seek remedial action accordingly...
  5. pmc A human factors analysis of technical and team skills among surgical trainees during procedural simulations in a simulated operating theatre
    Krishna Moorthy
    Imperial College St Mary s Hospital Simulation Group, Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, London
    Ann Surg 242:631-9. 2005
    ..High-risk organizations such as aviation rely on simulations for the training and assessment of technical and team performance. The aim of this study was to develop a simulated environment for surgical trainees using similar principles...
  6. doi request reprint A systematic quantitative assessment of risks associated with poor communication in surgical care
    Kamal Nagpal
    Clinical Safety Research Unit, Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Building, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Road, London W2 1NY, United Kingdom
    Arch Surg 145:582-8. 2010
    ..Health care failure mode and effect analysis identifies critical processes prone to information transfer and communication failures and suggests interventions to improve these failures...
  7. pmc An evaluation of the feasibility, validity, and reliability of laparoscopic skills assessment in the operating room
    Rajesh Aggarwal
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, UK
    Ann Surg 245:992-9. 2007
    ..To assess the use of a synchronized video-based motion tracking device for objective, instant, and automated assessment of laparoscopic skill in the operating room...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluation of postoperative handover using a tool to assess information transfer and teamwork
    Kamal Nagpal
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, London, UK
    Ann Surg 253:831-7. 2011
    ..To assess the feasibility, validity, and reliability of a postoperative Handover Assessment Tool (PoHAT) and to evaluate the current practices of the postoperative handover at 2 large European hospitals...
  9. ncbi request reprint 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint A competency-based virtual reality training curriculum for the acquisition of laparoscopic psychomotor skill
    Rajesh Aggarwal
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, Imperial College, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London W2 1NY, UK
    Am J Surg 191:128-33. 2006
    ..This study aims to establish and validate a structured VR curriculum to provide an evidence-based approach for laparoscopic training programmes...
  11. doi request reprint Toward feasible, valid, and reliable video-based assessments of technical surgical skills in the operating room
    Rajesh Aggarwal
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Ann Surg 247:372-9. 2008
    ..To determine the feasibility, validity, inter-rater, and intertest reliability of 4 previously published video-based rating scales, for technical skills assessment on a benchmark laparoscopic procedure...
  12. doi request reprint Information transfer and communication in surgery: a systematic review
    Kamal Nagpal
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 252:225-39. 2010
    ..We conducted a systematic review of published literature to gain a better understanding of interprofessional information transfer and communication (ITC) in hospital setting in the field of surgical and anesthetic care...
  13. ncbi request reprint Training junior operative residents in laparoscopic suturing skills is feasible and efficacious
    Rajesh Aggarwal
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College London, UK
    Surgery 139:729-34. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the role of laparoscopic suturing courses in the modern operative training curriculum...
  14. ncbi request reprint Objective assessment of small bowel anastomosis skill in trainee general surgeons and urologists
    Jyoti Shah
    Academic Surgical Unit, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    World J Surg 30:248-51. 2006
    ..The object of this study was to compare the technical ability of general surgery and urology trainees to perform a small bowel anastomosis using a life-like bench model...
  15. ncbi request reprint Synchronized video and motion analysis for the assessment of procedures in the operating theater
    Aristotelis Dosis
    Surgical Computing and Imaging Research Group, Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College London, 10th Floor Queen Mother Wing, St Mary s Hospital, London W2 1NY, United Kingdom
    Arch Surg 140:293-9. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to synchronize these 2 modalities to produce a comprehensive surgical assessment tool...
  16. doi request reprint An observational study of the frequency, severity, and etiology of failures in postoperative care after major elective general surgery
    Nicholas R A Symons
    Clinical Safety Research Unit, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Ann Surg 257:1-5. 2013
    ..To investigate the nature of process failures in postoperative care, to assess their frequency and preventability, and to explore their relationship to adverse events...
  17. ncbi request reprint Failures in communication and information transfer across the surgical care pathway: interview study
    Kamal Nagpal
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College London, 10th Floor, QEQM, St Mary s Hospital, South Wharf Road, London W2 1NY, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 21:843-9. 2012
    ..Previous studies have typically focused upon the operating theatre. This study aimed to explore the communication and information transfer failures across the entire surgical care pathway...
  18. doi request reprint An evaluation of information transfer through the continuum of surgical care: a feasibility study
    Kamal Nagpal
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Centre for Patient Safety and Surgical Quality, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 252:402-7. 2010
    ..To evaluate information transfer and communication (ITC) across the surgical care pathway with the use of Information Transfer and Communication Assessment Tool for Surgery (ITCAS)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Assessment of psychomotor skills acquisition during laparoscopic cholecystectomy courses
    Julian Hance
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, St Mary s Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Am J Surg 190:507-11. 2005
    ..The current study aims to objectively assess psychomotor skills acquisition of trainees attending laparoscopic cholecystectomy courses...
  20. doi request reprint Is minimally invasive surgery beneficial in the management of esophageal cancer? A meta-analysis
    Kamal Nagpal
    Imperial College London, London, UK
    Surg Endosc 24:1621-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to utilize meta-analysis to compare outcomes of open esophagectomy with those of minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) and hybrid minimally invasive esophagectomy (HMIE)...
  21. doi request reprint Self vs expert assessment of technical and non-technical skills in high fidelity simulation
    Sonal Arora
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, UK
    Am J Surg 202:500-6. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether surgeons can accurately self-assess their technical and nontechnical skills compared with expert faculty members' assessments...
  22. doi request reprint Can virtual reality simulation be used for advanced bariatric surgical training?
    Trystan M Lewis
    Department of Cancer and Surgery, St Marys Hospital, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Surgery 151:779-84. 2012
    ..This study aims to assess whether virtual reality (VR) simulation is an effective adjunct for training and assessment of laparoscopic bariatric technical skills...
  23. doi request reprint Safety skills training for surgeons: A half-day intervention improves knowledge, attitudes and awareness of patient safety
    Sonal Arora
    Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, London, UK
    Surgery 152:26-31. 2012
    ..In this study we explored the effects of a safety skills training program on surgical residents' knowledge, attitudes, and awareness of patient safety...
  24. ncbi request reprint 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Technical skills continue to improve beyond surgical training
    Vikas Pandey
    Regional Vascular Unit, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    J Vasc Surg 43:539-45. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the technical competence of five groups of surgeons with increasing experience and validate a new rating tool for use in surgical assessment...
  26. ncbi request reprint The effects of stress on surgical performance
    Cordula M Wetzel
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Am J Surg 191:5-10. 2006
    ..This qualitative study explored key surgical stressors, their impact on performance, and coping strategies used by surgeons...
  27. doi request reprint Reducing error and improving efficiency during vascular interventional radiology: implementation of a preprocedural team rehearsal
    Abigail H M Morbi
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, England
    Radiology 264:473-83. 2012
    ..To determine the type and frequency of errors during vascular interventional radiology (VIR) and design and implement an intervention to reduce error and improve efficiency in this setting...
  28. ncbi request reprint Robotic assisted rectopexy
    Yaron Munz
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College School of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Campus, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Surg 187:88-92. 2004
    ..This study describes the surgical technique and preliminary results of our first 6 cases of robotic assisted suture rectopexy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Real-time synchronization of kinematic and video data for the comprehensive assessment of surgical skills
    Aristotelis Dosis
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Academic Surgical Unit, 10th floor St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, W2 1NY, London, United Kingdom
    Stud Health Technol Inform 98:82-8. 2004
    ..Synchronized real-time motion and video acquisition provides a comprehensive assessment solution by combining quantitative motion analysis tools and qualitative targeted video scoring...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of postoperative handover using a tool to assess information transfer and teamwork
    Kamal Nagpal
    Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, London, UK Clinic of Anaesthesia, Kantonsspital, Bruderholz, Switzerland Department of Anaesthesia, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland Department of Anaesthesia, Imperial College Healthcare, London, UK
    Ann Surg 253:831-7. 2011
    ..To assess the feasibility, validity, and reliability of a postoperative Handover Assessment Tool (PoHAT) and to evaluate the current practices of the postoperative handover at 2 large European hospitals...
  31. pmc Systems approaches to surgical quality and safety: from concept to measurement
    Charles Vincent
    Clinical Safety Research Unit, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 239:475-82. 2004
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  32. doi request reprint Open versus minimally invasive esophagectomy: trends of utilization and associated outcomes in England
    Antonio Ivan Lazzarino
    Dr Foster Unit at Imperial College, Department of Primary Care and Social Medicine, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    Ann Surg 252:292-8. 2010
    ..To assess the trends in uptake of minimal invasive esophagectomy in England over the last 12 years (1996/1997-2007/2008) and to compare their clinical outcomes with those after open esophagectomy...
  33. doi request reprint Surgical technology and operating-room safety failures: a systematic review of quantitative studies
    Ruwan A Weerakkody
    Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    BMJ Qual Saf 22:710-8. 2013
    ..We aim to determine the proportion and characteristics of equipment-related error in the operating room (OR) to further improve quality of care...
  34. doi request reprint An observational study of teamwork skills in shift handover
    Nicholas R A Symons
    Clinical Safety Research Unit, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, UK
    Int J Surg 10:355-9. 2012
    ..This study aimed to assess the feasibility of measurement of teamwork skills in shift handover and the applicability of adapted teamwork skills rating scales to a shift handover environment...
  35. pmc Missing clinical information in NHS hospital outpatient clinics: prevalence, causes and effects on patient care
    Susan J Burnett
    Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Imperial College London, Department of Surgery, Division of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, St Mary s Campus, Norfolk Place, London, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:114. 2011
    ..This is the first study to present such figures for the UK and the first to look at how clinicians respond, including the associated impact on patient care...
  36. ncbi request reprint Surgery: a risky business
    Amit Vats
    Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality, Department of Biosurgery and Surgical Technology, Imperial College, London
    J Perioper Pract 19:330-4. 2009
    ..It also highlights the role checklists and briefing in improving teamwork and reducing human error in surgery...
  37. doi request reprint Introduction of laparoscopic bariatric surgery in England: observational population cohort study
    Elaine M Burns
    Department of Surgery, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London W21NY
    BMJ 341:c4296. 2010
    ..To describe national trends in bariatric surgery and examine the factors influencing outcome in bariatric surgery in England...
  38. ncbi request reprint Robotics in surgery
    Simon Bann
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    J Am Coll Surg 196:784-95. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Curriculum-based solo virtual reality training for laparoscopic intracorporeal knot tying: objective assessment of the transfer of skill from virtual reality to reality
    Yaron Munz
    Department of General Surgery and Tranplantion, The Chaim Sheba Medical Centre, MSR, Tel Hashomer, 52621 Ramat Gan, Israel
    Am J Surg 193:774-83. 2007
    ..Very few studies have addressed the transferability of skills from virtual reality (VR) to real life. The aim of this study was to assess the feasibility and effectiveness of teaching intracorporeal knot tying (ICKT) by VR simulation only...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Is the reexcision rate higher if breast conservation surgery is performed by surgical trainees?
    Krishna Moorthy
    Breast Care Unit, Department of Surgery, Bedford Hospital, Bedford, MK42 9DJ, United Kingdom
    Am J Surg 188:45-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the reexcision and local recurrence rates between consultants (attending surgeons) and surgical trainees (residents) after breast conservation surgery...
  42. ncbi request reprint Factors that predict conversion in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for Crohn's disease
    Krishna Moorthy
    Department of Surgery, Bedford Hospital, Bedford, England, United Kingdom
    Am J Surg 187:47-51. 2004
    ..To identify factors that would predict conversion in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery for Crohn's disease...