The learning objectives of the SimPraxis Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication Trainer are: to orient the user to the roles of the surgeon and assistant, learn the relevant anatomy, learn the specific steps of the procedure, understand the required port placements, become familiar with the necessary instruments, and master the key risks of the laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. More (pdf)...
AUTHORS: Carlos A. Pellegrini, MD, Professor & Hawkins Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Washington; Roger P. Tatum, MD, FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Director of Medical Student Surgical Education, Department of Surgery, University of Washington.
EDITORS: Marco G. Patti, MD; Nathaniel J. Soper, MD; John G. Hunter, MD.
MINMUM REQUIREMENTS: Windows XP (with Service Pack 3), Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8; Pentium 4/2.0 GHz processor (or equiv.); DVD-ROM drive; 4 GB available hard drive space; 2 GB RAM; audio output; Adobe Reader. Notice for Mac users: SimPraxis products have been successfully run on Intel-based Macs using both Parallels and VMWare virtual Windows machines.