Our experience has been vetted and accepted in the scientific community primarily in the form of published literature in major scientific journals.  The following citations highlight some of that work.

  • Selected References: Hochberger J, Neumann M, Hohenberger W, Hahn EG. Neuer Endoskopie-Trainer für die therapeutische flexible Endoskopie. Z Gastroenterol 1997; 35: 722-723.
  • Hochberger J, Neumann M, Hohenberger W, Hahn EG. Neues Bio-Trainingsmodell für die operative flexible Endoskopie. Endoskopie heute 1997; 1: 117-118
  • Hochberger J, Matthes K, Maiss J, Koebnick C, Hahn EG, Cohen J.  Training with the compactEASIE biologic endoscopy simulator significantly improves hemostatic technical skill of gastroenterology fellows: a randomized controlled comparison with clinical endoscopy training alone.  Gastrointest Endosc. 2005 Feb;61(2):204-15.5
  • Maiss J, Wiesnet J, Proeschel A, Matthes K, Prat F, Cohen J, Chaussade S, Sautereau D, Naegel A, Krauss N, Peters A, Hahn EG, Hochberger J.  Objective Benefit of a 1-day Training Course in Endoscopic Hemostasis Using the “compactEASIE” Endoscopy Simulator.  Endoscopy. 2005 Jun;37(6):552-8
  • Maiss J, Matthes K, Naegel A, Hahn EG, Hochberger J.  The ColoEASIE Simulator – A New Training Model for Interventional Colonoscopy and Rectoscopy.  Endosk heute 2005; 18: 190-193
  • Matthes K, Cohen J, Kochman ML, Cerulli MA, Vora KC, Hochberger J.  Efficacy and Costs of a One-day Hands-on EASIE Endoscopy Simulator Train-The-Trainer Workshop.   Gastrointest Endosc.  Gastrointest Endosc. 2005 Dec;62(6):921-927
  • Maiss J, Dumser C, Zopf Y, Naegel A, Krauss N, Hochberger J, Matthes K, Hahn EG, Schwab D.  Hemodynamic Efficacy of Two Different Endoscopic Clipping Devices in the Treatment of Bleeding Vessels – An Experimental Testing Using a Bleeding Simulation Model.  Endoscopy.  Endoscopy. 2006 Jun; 38: 575-5
  • Maiss J, Millermann L, Heinemann K, Naegel A, Peters A, Matthes K, Hahn EG, Hochberger J.  The compactEASIE((R)) is a feasible training model for endoscopic novices: A prospective randomised trial.  Dig Liver Dis. 2006 Aug 28
  • Matthes K, Cohen J.  The Neo-papilla – A New Modification of Ex-vivo Porcine Endoscopy Simulators for the Training of ERCP.  Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Oct;64(4):570-6.
  • Maiss J, Prat F, Wiesnet J, Proeschel A, Matthes K, Peters A, Hahn EG, Sauterau D, Chaussade S, Hochberger J.  Complementary EASIE-training is superior to solely clinical education in endoscopic hemostasis – The French Training Project: A prospective trial.  Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2006 Nov;18(11):1217-1225.
  • Matthes K, Cohen J. Does Simulator Training in Colonoscopy Reduce Procedure-Related Complications? Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  Nov 2007
  • Matthes K. Simulator Training in Endoscopic Hemostasis. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America.  Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am. 2006 Jul;16(3):511-27
  • Yusuf T, Matthes K, Lee A, Goodman D, Robbins S, Stavropoulos S, Gress F. Evaluation of the EASIE-R simulator for the training of basic and advanced EUS. Gastrointest Endosc 69 (2), 2009, S264.
  • Tsuda S, Matthes K, Derevianko A, Derevianko T, Mohsin A, Hashimoto D, Lau J. Validation of a High-Fidelity NOTES Simulator for Team Training. World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery/SAGES Annual Meeting 2010, Landover MD.
  • Lee SH, Gromski MA, Derevianko A, Jones DB, Pleskow DK, Sawhney M, Chuttani R, Matthes K. Efficacy of a Prototype Endoscope with Two Deflecting Working Channels for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD): A Prospective Comparative Ex-vivo Study. World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery/SAGES Annual Meeting 2010, Landover MD.
  • Gromski MA, Alkhoury F, Lee SH, Matthes K. Evaluation of NOTES® Hands-On Courses by Novice and Experienced Surgeons at the SAGES Annual Meeting Learning Center. World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery/SAGES Annual Meeting 2010, Landover MD.
  • Gromski MA, Brugge WR, Chuttani R, Sawhney M. Gress F, Matthes K. Development and Evaluation of a Novel Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) Simulator. Digestive Disease Week 2010. New Orleans, LA.
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