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Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019 Apr;67(4):547-548. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1474_18.

Optimal refinement of residents' surgical skills by training on induced goat's eye corneoscleral perforation.

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Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.

Abstract

Surgical skill enhancement for the residents under training can be performed through various efforts. Here in this report, the authors describe a technique of corneoscleral perforation repair on goat's eye, as the tissue resemblance and the reality of experience while performing crucial steps are similar to human eyes. Beginning from tissue handling, optimal suture placement was taught with an intention to impart quality techniques of traumatic globe injury repair. Therefore, rather than training on expensive artificial eye model, training budding surgeons on goat's eye gives much more realistic tissue handling experiences in the presence of constant challenges almost similar to human eyes.

KEYWORDS:

Goat's eye; resident training; sclerocorneal perforation

PMID:
30900593
DOI:
10.4103/ijo.IJO_1474_18
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