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A Fundamental Procedure to Master

Designed to introduce students to one of the most frequently performed laparoscopic surgeries in the OR, this scenario-based surgical simulation module will challenge trainees’ procedural knowledge and decision-making skills. Anatomies include sub-cecal and retro-cecal variations.

Key Training Elements:

  • Dissect and free the base of the appendix
  • Divide the appendix transversally at the base
  • Choice of approaches: loop or stapling
  • Removal of the appendix
Appendectom exercise on LapSim simulator Stapling of Appendix
Appendectomy exercise on LapSim simulator Freeing a Retro-Cecal Appendix, Using Energy
Using loop technique while doing an appendectomy on LapSim simulator Loop Technique

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