Title

Kinematic Analysis of Wrist Motion During Simulated Colonoscopy in First-Year Gastroenterology Fellows

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-5-2015

Publication Title

Endoscopy International Open

Volume

3

Issue

6

First page number:

E621

Last page number:

3626

Abstract

Gastroenterology trainees acquire skill and proficiency in performing colonoscopies at different rates. The cause for heterogeneous competency among the trainees is unclear. Kinematic analysis of the wrist joint while performing colonoscopy can objectively assess the variation in wrist motion. Our objective was to test the hypothesis that the time spent by the trainees in extreme ranges of wrist motion will decrease as the trainees advance through the fellowship year.

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