Learning Curves and Impact of Psychomotor Training on Performance in Simulated Colonoscopy: A Randomized Trial Using a Virtual Reality Endoscopy Trainer • Eversbusch A, Grantcharov TP. 2004;18:1514-1518. This study analyzed the learning curve for the GI Mentor II and looked at whether psychomotor training can contribute to an improvement in the performance of virtual colonoscopy. Assessment of the learning curve was based on three parameters, and assessment of endoscopic skills was based on nine parameters. The study included 28 participants, and showed significant differences in the familiarization curves on the simulator among experienced surgeons, residents, and medical students; and the learning rate was proportional to the endoscopic experience of the participants.
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