Awards

The latest publication ‘Force based learning curve tracking in fundamental laparoscopic skills training’ was awarded with the ‘Best technology presentation’ award at EAES Frankfurt 2017 and the ‘Best research’ award at the NVEC 2018.

AAGL 2011 Colonel F. Kott award for best new instrumentation in Las Vegas.

Publications

Force-based learning curve tracking in fundamental laparoscopic skills training. Hardon SF, Horeman T, Bonjer HJ, Meijerink WJHJ. Surg Endosc. 2018 Feb 8. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6090-7.

 

Improving training of laparoscopic tissue manipulation skills using various visual force feedback types. Smit D, Spruit E, Dankelman J, Tuijthof G, Hamming J, Horeman T. Surg Endosc. 2017 Jan;31(1):299-308. doi: 10.1007/s00464-016-4972-0. Epub 2016 May 18.

 

Laparoscopic suturing learning curve in an open versus closed box trainer. Rodrigues SP, Horeman T, Blomjous MS, Hiemstra E, van den Dobbelsteen JJ, Jansen FW. Surg Endosc. 2016 Jan;30(1):315-22. doi: 10.1007/s00464-015-4211-0. Epub 2015 May 5.

 

Learning from visual force feedback in box trainers: tissue manipulation in laparoscopic surgery. Horeman T, van Delft F, Blikkendaal MD, Dankelman J, van den Dobbelsteen JJ, Jansen FW. Surg Endosc. 2014 Jun;28(6):1961-70. doi: 10.1007/s00464-014-3425-x. Epub 2014 Feb 12.

 

Assessment of laparoscopic skills based on force and motion parameters. Horeman T, Dankelman J, Jansen FW, van den Dobbelsteen JJ. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2014 Mar;61(3):805-13. doi: 10.1109/TBME.2013.2290052. Epub 2013 Nov 7.

 

Visual force feedback improves knot-tying security. Horeman T, Blikkendaal MD, Feng D, van Dijke A, Jansen F, Dankelman J, van den Dobbelsteen JJ. J Surg Educ. 2014 Jan-Feb;71(1):133-41. doi: 10.1016/j.jsurg.2013.06.021. Epub 2013 Sep 18.

 

Force Parameters for Skills Assessment in Laparoscopy. Horeman T, Rodrigues SP, Jansen FW, Dankelman J, van den Dobbelsteen JJ. IEEE Trans Haptics. 2012;5(4):312-22. doi: 10.1109/TOH.2011.60

Tim Horeman, Desislava Kertiva, Piedro Valdastri, John van den Dobbelsteen, Frank-Willem Jansen, Jenny Dankelman; The influence of instrument configuration on tissue handling force in laparoscopy Surgical innovation. 2012.

 

Pieter J. van Empel • van Rijssen LB,  Commandeur JP, Verdam MGE, Huirne JA, Scheele F,  Bonjer HJ,  Meijerink, WJ. Validation of a new box trainer-related tracking device: the TrEndo. Surg. Endosc. 2012.

 

Horeman T, Rodrigues SP, van den Dobbelsteen JJ, Jansen FW, Dankelman J. Visual force feedback in laparoscopic training. Surg. Endosc. 2011.

 

Horeman T, Rodrigues SP , Jansen FW, Dankelman J. van den Dobbelsteen JJ. Force parameters for skills assessment in laparoscopy. IEEE Transactions on haptics. 2011.

 

Hiemstra E, Chmarra MK, Dankelman J, Jansen FW. Intracorporeal Suturing: Economy of Instrument Movements Using a Box Trainer Model. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. 2011.

 

Jansen FW, Rodrigues SP, Horeman T, Dankelman J, van den Dobbelsteen JJ. Is Tissue Handling in Skillstraining Measurable? A New Eureka? Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. December 2010

 

Horeman T, Rodrigues SP, Jansen FW, Dankelman J, van den Dobbelsteen JJ. Force measurement platform for training and assessment of laparoscopic skills. Surg. Endosc. 2010.

 

Chmarra MK, Kolkman W, Jansen FW, Grimbergen CA, Dankelman J. The influence of experience and camera holding on laparoscopic instrument movements measured with the TrEndo tracking system. Surg. Endosc. 2007.