LCBDE Trainer is used for practicing common bile duct exploration using the laparoscopic and simulated fluoroscopic views. The trainer includes a liver, gallbladder, common bile duct and simulated gallstones. The set includes 4 of each 5mm, 10mm, and holeless grommets.
This LCBDE simulator has an advantage that others sims do not, a curriculum designed around the training system. The Transcystic Common Bile Duct iBook is a cutting edge learning platform that features, audio, video and interactivity that makes training for this procedure more efficient, effective and fun. Butch Rosser, MD FACS and the Stealth Learning Company teamed with other experts in the field to produce this cutting edge training platform and best of all its free. Download it today!
The LCBDE Trainer was developed at Northwestern University. Please refer to the following publications for more information:
Santos BF, Reif TJ, Soper NJ, Nagle AP, Rooney DM and Hungness ES. Development and evaluation of a laparoscopic common bile duct exploration simulator and procedural rating scale. Surg Endosc. 2012 Sep;26(9):2403-15.
Schwab B, Teitelbaum EN, Barsuk JH, Soper NJ and Hungness ES. Single-stage laparoscopic management of choledocholithiasis: An analysis after implementation of a mastery learning resident curriculum. Surgery. 2017 Nov 27.
Teitelbaum EN, Soper NJ, Santos BF, Rooney DM, Patel P, Nagle AP and Hungness ES. A simulator based resident curriculum for laparoscopic common bile duct exploration. Surgery. 2014 156(14): 880-93.