Current state of surgical training using cadavers in Japan compared with Western countries
Surgical skill training using cadavers is important for surgeons to gain an understanding of anatomical approaches. However, the laws and guidelines stipulating surgical technique training using corpses differ in each country. We discuss the new guidelines and the current situation in Japan in comparison with that in Western Europe and the United States.
KeywordsCadaver Surgical training Japan
This work was supported by the Health, Labour and Welfare Policy Research Grants “Research on promoting an effective educational system by Cadaver Surgical Training”.
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We have no conflicts of interest associated with this manuscript.
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