BioMed Research International / 2016 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Impact of Training on Three-Dimensional versus Two-Dimensional Laparoscopic Systems on Acquisition of Laparoscopic Skills in Novices: A Prospective Comparative Pilot Study

Table 2

Confidence and preference of participants regarding 2D and 3D laparoscopic systems.

StatementEvaluation value
BaselineFinal

How confident were you about your performance?
 Not at all4 (40%)00.267
 Slightly unconfident1 (10%)2 (20%)
 Neutral2 (20%)3 (30%)
 A little2 (20%)4 (40%)
 Very1 (10%)1 (10%)
Which laparoscopic system did you prefer to perform each task?
 Pegboard Transfer
  2D3 (30%)8 (80%)0.024
  3D7 (70%)2 (20%)
 Intracorporeal Knot Tying
  2D5 (50%)7 (70%)0.208
  3D5 (50%)3 (30%)