Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Outcomes and Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Certification

Research paper by Dubina ED, Pham XD, Schwed AC, et al.

Indexed on: 23 Dec '18Published on: 01 Dec '18Published in: JAMA surgery


This study examines outcomes of laparoscopic cholecystectomies performed by surgical residents before and after mandatory implementation of Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery certification to assess whether certification is associated with residence performance or patient outcome.