An Assessment of Urologists Training and Knowledge of Energy Based Surgical Devices
MedSun: Newsletter #35, April 2009
By: Lehman, DS; Phillips, CK; et al
A questionnaire was distributed to 1000 urology residents, fellows, and attending physicians. Despite widespread and growing use of ESI (energy-based surgical instrumentation), there is currently minimal formal training on energy modes and current energy devices being provided to urological surgeons. Both practicing and training urologists have a limited understanding of surgical energy modes and of existing ESI.
An Assessment of Urologists Training and Knowledge of Energy Based Surgical Devices. By: Lehman, DS; Phillips, CK; et al. BJU International 2008.