Training in Minimal Access Surgery

  • Nader Francis
  • Abe Fingerhut
  • Roberto Bergamaschi
  • Roger Motson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. J. J. Jakimowicz, Sonja Buzink
    Pages 15-34
  3. Alexander Harris, Fernando Bello, Roger Kneebone
    Pages 35-47
  4. Parul J. Shukla, Sameer Sharma, Abe Fingerhut
    Pages 49-59
  5. John T. Anderson, Roland Valori
    Pages 61-78
  6. Slawomir Marecik, Roberto Bergamaschi
    Pages 79-106
  7. Alice Yi-Chien Tsai, Alan Osborne, Richard Welbourn
    Pages 107-127
  8. Clare Sweeney, Alan McNeill
    Pages 129-139
  9. Cavit Avci, Levent Avtan
    Pages 151-165
  10. Howard Champion, Abe Fingerhut
    Pages 167-182
  11. Mark Coleman, Nader Francis
    Pages 183-195
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 209-214

About this book


This comprehensive book is the perfect training tool for all those involved with training and education in Minimal Access Surgery (MAS). The expert opinions from international leaders in the field give the readers the best advice on how to teach basic and advanced laparoscopic skills across multiple surgical specialities.

Training in Minimal Access Surgery provides guidance on how to set up a training unit and how to design a competency-based training curriculum in MAS, including the role and impact of all types of simulations on training. In addition, it gives an overview on how surgeons can become teachers, including psychological, leadership and human factors that underpin a successful trainer in MAS. This useful book offers a structured framework of teaching as well as tools on performance enhancing instructions and feedback.

Training in Minimal Access Surgery is a valuable resource for all healthcare professionals involved in training and education in Minimal Access Surgery, including trainers and supervisors.


Advanced Laparoscopy Endoscopic Surgery Minimal Access Surgery Robotic Surgery Simulation and Training

Editors and affiliations

  • Nader Francis
    • 1
  • Abe Fingerhut
    • 2
  • Roberto Bergamaschi
    • 3
  • Roger Motson
    • 4
  1. 1.NHS Foundation TrustYeovil District HospitalYeovilUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Poissy CedexFrance
  3. 3.Stony Brook MedicineNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Colchester General HospitalColchesterUnited Kingdom

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag London 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, London
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4471-6493-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4471-6494-4
  • Buy this book on publisher's site