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Ergonomics study at the Yale University laparoscopic cholecystecomy lab.

Surgeons experience more ergonomic stress in the OR

Ramon Berguer, MD, FACS, chief of surgery at Contra Costa Regional Medical Center in Martinez, CA, near San Francisco, recalls that during his residency in the late 1980s at the University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, laparoscopic surgical procedures were coming of age. “Gynecologic surgeons were the first to popularize laparoscopic surgery,” Dr. Berguer said, “and […]


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