A surgical subspecialist enhances general surgical operative experience. Commentary.
To examine the impact of a surgical subspecialist on residents'operative experience in a mature general surgery training program.
American Board of Surgery operative experience records were used to examine the impact ofa surgical subspecialist on surgical training in a stable residency program.
Operations performed as surgeon by residents in their chief and junior years were analyzed 4 years before and 4 years after the addition of this subspecialist to the faculty.
Hospital admissions for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis during these periods were analyzed as well.
There was a statistically significant increase in the number of ileal pouch anal anastomoses, ileostomies, small-bowel resections, partial colectomies, and coloanal anastomoses performed by surgical residents after the addition of a colorectal surgical subspecialist.
Subspecialty faculty may favorably influence general surgical training by increasing resident operative experience and patient management skills with procedures characteristic of the subspecialty.
Mots-clés Pascal : Formation professionnelle, Qualité, Chirurgien, Chirurgie générale, Spécialité médicale, Intérêt, Attitude, Homme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Occupational training, Quality, Surgeon, General surgery, Medical specialty, Interest, Attitude, Human
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0575561
Code Inist : 002B30A05. Création : 01/03/1996.