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Postoperative video debriefing reduces technical errors in laparoscopic surgery.

Hamad GG, Brown MT, Clavijo-Alvarez JA. American journal of surgery. 2007;194:110-4.

The researchers videotaped surgical residents as they performed a complex laparoscopic procedure and conducted a postoperative debriefing with half of the residents. They found that adverse events from technical errors were more likely in the group that was not debriefed.