Y Munz

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic virtual reality and box trainers: is one superior to the other?
    Y Munz
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, QEQM Wing, London W2 1NY, England, United Kingdom
    Surg Endosc 18:485-94. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint The benefits of stereoscopic vision in robotic-assisted performance on bench models
    Y Munz
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, England, United Kingdom
    Surg Endosc 18:611-6. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Qualitative and quantitative analysis of the learning curve of a simulated surgical task on the da Vinci system
    J D Hernandez
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, 10th Floor Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing, Praed Street, London, W2 1 NY, United Kingdom
    Surg Endosc 18:372-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Dexterity enhancement with robotic surgery
    K Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Marys Hospital, Praed Street, W2 1NY, London
    Surg Endosc 18:790-5. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic Heller cardiomyotomy: preliminary UK results
    S Undre
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Dig Surg 21:396-400. 2004
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of a virtual reality upper gastrointestinal simulator and cross validation using structured assessment of individual performance with video playback
    K Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, United Kingdom
    Surg Endosc 18:328-33. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of stress-inducing conditions on the performance of a laparoscopic task
    K Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 17:1481-4. 2003

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Publications37

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic virtual reality and box trainers: is one superior to the other?
    Y Munz
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, QEQM Wing, London W2 1NY, England, United Kingdom
    Surg Endosc 18:485-94. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the VR simulator with the classical box trainer and determine whether one has advantages over the other...
  4. ncbi request reprint The benefits of stereoscopic vision in robotic-assisted performance on bench models
    Y Munz
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College London, St Mary s Hospital, London, England, United Kingdom
    Surg Endosc 18:611-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to objectively assess whether stereoscopic visualization improves performance on bench models using the da Vinci robotic system...
  5. ncbi request reprint Qualitative and quantitative analysis of the learning curve of a simulated surgical task on the da Vinci system
    J D Hernandez
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College School of Medicine, St Mary s Hospital, 10th Floor Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing, Praed Street, London, W2 1 NY, United Kingdom
    Surg Endosc 18:372-8. 2004
    ..A rapid learning curve to a competent level using the da Vinci system is possible aided by the system's intuitive motion. Motion analysis is a useful tool to measure performance in the da Vinci system compared to OSATS and time alone...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dexterity enhancement with robotic surgery
    K Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Marys Hospital, Praed Street, W2 1NY, London
    Surg Endosc 18:790-5. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify the extent of dexterity enhancement in robotic surgery as compared to laparoscopic surgery...
  7. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic Heller cardiomyotomy: preliminary UK results
    S Undre
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Dig Surg 21:396-400. 2004
    ..We present our initial experience in robot-assisted laparoscopic Heller cardiomyotomy without addition of an antireflux procedure and discuss the relative merits and disadvantages of the procedure...
  8. 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...
  9. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of a virtual reality upper gastrointestinal simulator and cross validation using structured assessment of individual performance with video playback
    K Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, United Kingdom
    Surg Endosc 18:328-33. 2004
    ..This study aims to evaluate the ability of an upper gastrointestinal virtual reality simulator to assess skills in endoscopy, and to validate its metrics using a video-endoscopic (VES) technique...
  10. ncbi request reprint The effect of stress-inducing conditions on the performance of a laparoscopic task
    K Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, 10th Floor, QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, W2 1NY, UK
    Surg Endosc 17:1481-4. 2003
    ..The availability of objective means for assessment of surgical skills has made it possible to evaluate the effect of adverse environmental conditions on surgical performance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Objective evaluation of the effect of noise on the performance of a complex laparoscopic task
    K Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, UK
    Surgery 136:25-30; discussion 31. 2004
    ..Noise in operating rooms has been found to be much higher than the recommended level of 45 dB. The aim of this study was to objectively evaluate the effect of noise and music on the performance of a complex surgical task...
  12. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the benefit of VR simulation in a multi-media web-based educational tool
    K Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, London, UK
    Stud Health Technol Inform 98:247-52. 2004
    ..Both groups performed better than the controls...
  13. ncbi request reprint An innovative method for the assessment of skills in lower gastrointestinal endoscopy
    K Moorthy
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, St Mary s Hospital, London, W2 INY, England, United Kingdom
    Surg Endosc 18:1613-9. 2004
    ..We have developed a novel method for the objective assessment of technical skills in lower gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy that incorporates qualitative as well as quantitative measures...
  14. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted laparoscopic adrenalectomy: preliminary UK results
    S Undre
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College, London, UK
    BJU Int 93:357-9. 2004
    ..To describe the results of our first two cases of laparoscopic adrenalectomy using the da Vinci surgical system (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Mountain View, CA, USA)...
  15. pmc Evaluation of knot tying at depth between general surgeons and urologists
    J Shah
    Academic Surgical Unit, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 86:381-2. 2004
  16. ncbi request reprint Objective assessment of technical skills in cardiac surgery
    Julian Hance
    Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College London, 10th Floor QEQM Building, St Mary s Hospital, Praed Street, London, UK
    Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 28:157-62. 2005
    ..We have developed an objective bench-top assessment of technical skills at a level commensurate with a junior registrar in cardiac surgery...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint A simple, low-cost platform for basic laparoscopic skills training
    Avner B Dayan
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation Sheba Medical Centre, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Surg Innov 15:136-42. 2008
    ..The Simulab LapTrainer provides a valid alternative for skills training. Its simplicity, portability, and relatively low cost make it an attractive surgical training tool...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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
  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 Israel Center for Medical Simulation: a paradigm for cultural change in medical education
    Amitai Ziv
    Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel Center for Medical Simulation, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Acad Med 81:1091-7. 2006
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  27. ncbi request reprint Training and assessment of trauma management: the role of simulation-based medical education
    Haim Berkenstadt
    Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Tel Aviv University, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Anesthesiol Clin 25:65-74, viii-ix. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint [Laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery--after ten years and 350 operations]
    Danny Rosin
    The Department of General Surgery and Transplantation Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer
    Harefuah 146:176-80, 247-8. 2007
    ..As data and experience accumulate, this attitude is gradually changing. We present our experience with laparoscopic surgery of the large bowel over the last ten years...
  29. ncbi request reprint Low incidence of adhesion-related bowel obstruction after laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    Danny Rosin
    Department of General Surgery and Transplantation, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:604-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the rate of adhesion-related bowel obstruction after laparoscopic colon and rectal surgery...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic colectomy without mechanical bowel preparation
    Oded Zmora
    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, Sheba Medical Center, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Hashomer, 52621, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Colorectal Dis 21:683-7. 2006
    ..During laparoscopic colectomy, manual palpation is blunt, thereby potentially compromising tumor localization. The aim of this study was to assess the utility of mechanical bowel preparation in laparoscopic colectomy...
  32. 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...
  33. ncbi request reprint Using advanced simulation for recognition and correction of gaps in airway and breathing management skills in prehospital trauma care
    Daphna Barsuk
    Department of General Surgery C, The Israel Center for Medical Simulation, Tel Hashomer
    Anesth Analg 100:803-9, table of contents. 2005
    ..It seems that graduates may benefit from simulation-based airway and breathing training. However, clinical benefits from simulation-based training need to be evaluated...
  34. 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...
  35. ncbi request reprint The impact of minimally invasive surgical techniques
    Sir Ara Darzi
    The Department of Surgical Oncology and Technology, Imperial College London, Praed Street, W2 1NY London, United Kingdom
    Annu Rev Med 55:223-37. 2004
    ..Surgical robotic systems represent the most technologically advanced product of this collaboration, and their potential application in MIS shows much promise. As technology advances, additional developments in MIT are likely...
  36. ncbi request reprint Focused, minimally invasive radio-guided parathyroidectomy: a feasible and safe option for elderly patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Menahem Ben Haim
    Department of Surgery, Endocrine Surgery Service, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 5:326-8. 2003
    ..Primary hyperparathyroidism in elderly patients is usually associated with additional co-morbidity that increases operative risk, and thus many geriatric patients are denied the benefit of surgery for a single parathyroid adenoma...
  37. 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