The goal of each SimPraxis® Trainer is 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 that procedure. We currently have the following procedures for sale as individual and institutional licenses distributed on DVD:
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy DVD | iPad App
AUTHOR: Mika N. Sinanan, MD, PhD, Associate Director, Institute for Surgical and Interventional Simulation (ISIS), University of Washington. EDITOR: Warren D. Widmann, MD, Associate Program Director, Surgical Residency, New York- Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center.
Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication DVD | iPad App
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.
Laparoscopic Hysterectomy DVD | iPad App
AUTHORS: Allan S. Lichtman, MD, Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California; John P. Lenihan Jr., MD, Medical Director of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Surgery, MultiCare Health Systems, Clinical Associate Professor of OB-GYN, University of Washington School of Medicine. EDITORS: Barbara Goff, MD; Keith Isaacson, MD; Guylaine Lefebvre MD, FRCSC, FACOG; Henk W. R. Schreuder MD, PhD.