Camera realignment imposes a cost on laparoscopic performance

Christopher L. Hewitson, Sinan T. Shukur, John Cartmill, Matthew J. Crossley, David M. Kaplan*

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There is an unresolved question about whether realigned visual feedback is beneficial or costly to laparoscopic task performance. We provide evidence that camera realignment imposes a reliable cost on performance across both naive controls and experienced surgeons. This finding clarifies an important ongoing discussion in the literature about the effects of camera realignment, which could inform the strategies that laparoscopic surgeons use in the operating room.

Original languageEnglish
Article number17634
Number of pages5
JournalScientific Reports
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 3 Sept 2021

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