• Construct validity of eoSim - a low-cost and portable laparoscopic simulator 

      Mansoor, Saira Mauland; Våpenstad, Cecilie; Mårvik, Ronald; Glomsaker, Tom Birger; Bliksøen, Marte (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Purpose: To examine the construct validity of the low-cost, portable laparoscopic simulator eoSim using motion analysis. Material and methods: Novice and experienced surgeons (≤ 100 and >100 laparoscopic procedures ...
    • Influence of patient-specific rehearsal on operative metrics and technical success for endovascular aneurysm repair 

      Våpenstad, Cecilie; Lamøy, Siv Marit Jonli; Aasgaard, Frode; Manstad-Hulaas, Frode; Aadahl, Petter; Søvik, Edmund; Stensæth, Knut Haakon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction: Patient-specific rehearsal (PsR) is a recent technology within virtual reality (VR) simulation that lets the operators train on patient-specific data in a simulated environment prior to the procedure. ...
    • Optimal timing of assessment tasks depending on experience level of surgical trainees 

      Våpenstad, Cecilie; Hofstad, Erlend Fagertun; Bernstein, Tor Eivind; Aadahl, Petter; Johnsen, Gjermund; Mårvik, Ronald (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Introduction: Box trainers with motion analysis are important add-ons to surgical training and skills assessment outside the operating room, given that they exhibit construct validity. Material and methods: Four different ...