Simulation of RIRS in soft cadavers: a novel training model by the Cadaveric Research On Endourology Training (CRET) Study Group


HURİ E., Skolarikos A., TATAR İ., Binbay M., Sofikerim M., Yuruk E., ...More

WORLD JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.34, no.5, pp.741-746, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00345-015-1676-3
  • Journal Name: WORLD JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.741-746
  • Keywords: Retrograde intrarenal surgery soft cadaver, Urology training, RIRS simulation, PERCUTANEOUS NEPHROLITHOTOMY, PLASTIC-SURGERY, URETEROSCOPY, UROLOGY, SKILLS
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

The aim of the current study was to evaluate the use of fresh-frozen concurrently with embalmed cadavers as initial training models for flexible ureteroscopy (fURS) in a group of urologists who were inexperienced in retrograde intrarenal surgery (RIRS).