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The Mimic dV-Trainer (MdVT, Mimic Technologies, Inc.
The program in this study consisted of 2 needle-driving modules ("Suture Sponge" and "Thread the Rings") and 4 EndoWrist (Intuitive Surgical, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA) modules ("Pick and Place," "Peg Board," "Rope Walk," and "Energy Dissection," included in the MdVT as described previously).[sup.5] Participants were given 2 to 3 minutes to develop familiarity with the platform and the task prior to starting the first trial.
For example, the size was small, and the results were obtained from surgical simulations using MdVT rather than from actual robot-assisted surgeries.