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Proceedings 2017, 1(4), 599; doi:10.3390/proceedings1040599

Laparoscopy’s Gestures Assessment: A Construct Study for the Validation of an Instrumented Glove

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Institut Supérieur d’Ingénieurs de Franche-Comté, 25000 Besançon, France
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GIBIC, Bioengineering Department, University of Antioquia, Medellín, Colombia
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LAAS-CNRS, Université de Toulouse, CNRS, 31000 Toulouse, France
Presented at the Eurosensors 2017 Conference, Paris, France, 3–6 September 2017.
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Published: 11 August 2017
(This article belongs to the Proceedings of Eurosensors 2017)
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Abstract

The GIBIC research team, from UdeA, and S4M from LAAS-CNRS, designed a glove with inertial sensors (IMU) for quantifying surgeons’ dexterity. A previous study validated its capacity to accurately rank participants, compared to a video evaluation, during neurosurgery training. The objective of this work is to check this validity for laparoscopic surgery, compared with a “gold-standard” simulator, the LapSim (Surgical Science®). For this purpose, the inertial basic data of the sensors were processed into quantified score comparable with the LapSim scores. A trial was designed and conducted during one month with nine students training on specific LapSim tasks.
Keywords: Instrumented Glove; IMU sensor; laparoscopy; training Instrumented Glove; IMU sensor; laparoscopy; training
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Thomas, G.; Lemos, J.D.; Soto-Romero, G.; Fourniols, J.-Y.; Hernández, A.M. Laparoscopy’s Gestures Assessment: A Construct Study for the Validation of an Instrumented Glove. Proceedings 2017, 1, 599.

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