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Cumulative summation test for learning curve (LC-CUSUM) in outpatient hysteroscopy

Tadeusz Issat, Jaroslaw Beta, Marcin Januszewski, Artur J. Jakimiuk
DOI: 10.5603/GP.a2017.0002
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Pubmed: 28157252
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Ginekol Pol 2017;88(1):9-12.

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Vol 88, No 1 (2017)
ORIGINAL PAPERS Gynecology
Published online: 2017-01-31

Abstract

Objectives: Outpatient hysteroscopy has become an integral part of postgraduate training in gynecology. It is an operator-dependent procedure, however there are no recommendations regarding total number of performed procedures to reach proficiency.

Material and methods: This study aimed to assess the learning curve (LC) using cumulative summation test for learning curve (LC-CUSUM).

Results: A success rate of 97% a failure rate ≥ 10% were established to denote an adequate and an inadequate performance. A third-year trainee needed 56 procedures to reach the predefined level of performance.

Conclusions: As the length of the LC for outpatient hysteroscopy seems highly variable, it is reasonable to provide tailored monitoring while training.

Abstract

Objectives: Outpatient hysteroscopy has become an integral part of postgraduate training in gynecology. It is an operator-dependent procedure, however there are no recommendations regarding total number of performed procedures to reach proficiency.

Material and methods: This study aimed to assess the learning curve (LC) using cumulative summation test for learning curve (LC-CUSUM).

Results: A success rate of 97% a failure rate ≥ 10% were established to denote an adequate and an inadequate performance. A third-year trainee needed 56 procedures to reach the predefined level of performance.

Conclusions: As the length of the LC for outpatient hysteroscopy seems highly variable, it is reasonable to provide tailored monitoring while training.

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Keywords

LC-CUSUM, CUSUM, learning curve, hysteroscopy, outpatient hysteroscopy

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Title

Cumulative summation test for learning curve (LC-CUSUM) in outpatient hysteroscopy

Journal

Ginekologia Polska

Issue

Vol 88, No 1 (2017)

Article type

Research paper

Pages

9-12

Published online

2017-01-31

DOI

10.5603/GP.a2017.0002

Pubmed

28157252

Bibliographic record

Ginekol Pol 2017;88(1):9-12.

Keywords

LC-CUSUM
CUSUM
learning curve
hysteroscopy
outpatient hysteroscopy

Authors

Tadeusz Issat
Jaroslaw Beta
Marcin Januszewski
Artur J. Jakimiuk

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