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Collaborative team training in virtual reality is superior to individual learning for performing complex open surgery. A randomized controlled trial.

Edwards T, Soussi D, Gupta S, Khan S, Patel A, Patil A, Liddle A et al.

Ann Surg 2023; 278: 850-857.

The trial included 40 participants. Those who trained together virtually performed better (skills scores) on a hip arthroplasty model. They were 33 per cent quicker (P<0.001) and made fewer technical errors (10.4 vs 22.6, P<0.001).

Comment: The team that trains together……

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