Creation of a universal language for surgical procedures using the step-by-step framework
BJS Open. 2018 27;2(3):151-157.
The international expert panel ranging from general, gastrointestinal and oncological surgeons approved in a Delph round a step-by-step framework that was precise, useful and relevant. The framework transformed towards a universal language by the standardization of segmenting surgical procedures through step-by-step approach of anatomical structures, and possibly expedite education, evaluation and communication.