The results showed an initial steep ascent in technical skill acquisition followed by more gradual improvement, and a steady decrease in operative time to as short as 9 minutes. Received for publication January 22, 2014; accepted March 7, 2014.
Entry into primary care and continuity: the effects of access. It is parallel in content to the consumer/client survey.
Experience of primary care by racial and ethnic groups in the US. This survey can also be implemented either by mail or by face-to-face or telephone interviews.
Subjects at all levels of training, ranging from minimal microsurgical experience to expert microsurgeons, gained proficiency over the course of five robotic sessions. Disclosure: None of the authors has any relevant financial conflicts to disclose.
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The surgical robot has emerged as a potentially useful tool in microsurgery.