Alexander Beulens

166 Chapter 6 In the first round, participants did not propose any additional statements. Of the 72 statements reviewed in the first round, 18 statements on which a clear consensus had been reached (i.e. a median agreement score of 1 or 9) were excluded from the second round. The remaining 54 statements were incorporated in the second online survey round. Table 2 Results of general questions about video analysis, registration of postoperative outcomes, and intention to participate in the analysis of RARP videos Question Percentage of respondents (n) Do you believe that it is useful to analyse surgical factors in order to improve the outcomes of patients (several options possible) yes, because we can learn from mistakes made 83,33 (10) yes, because we can develop new and better surgical techniques. 83,33 (10) no, because there is a chance that the considerations of the surgeon and patient selection play a more important role than the actual operation 8,33 (1) Is it possible in your view to predict possible peri-operative and postoperative complications by means of video assessments? Yes 75 (9) Is it possible in your view to predict postoperative (functional) outcomes by means of video assessments? Yes 83,33 (10) Is it possible in your view to reduce the risk of complications by means of data obtained by video analysis? Yes 92% (11) Are you prepared to participate in the analysis of surgical videos? Yes 100% (11) Do you record the Robot-assisted radical prostatectomy procedure on videos? Yes 80% (8) Do you have the option to correlate outcome data such as complications and functional outcomes to surgical videos? Yes 90,1% (10) In the second round, nine of the 12 participants of the first round participated in the survey. Of these nine participants, eight completed the survey and one reported difficulty with the survey resulting in a partial response to the questionnaire. General questions Results of the general questionnaire (Table 2) show that 83.0% of the experts believe that patient outcome can be improved by analysis of critical surgical factors. According to 75.0% and 83.3% of the experts who participated in this study, video