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Table 2 Characteristic of the 25 selected videos on laparoscopic appendectomy (ordered by number of visualizations on July 1, 2018)

From: Educational value of surgical videos on YouTube: quality assessment of laparoscopic appendectomy videos by senior surgeons vs. novice trainees

Number Title and Link Number of visualizations Source Country Number of days online Length (min) Image quality Number of comments Number of likes Number of dislikes
1 Acute Appendicitis - Initial Stage - Ultracision + Endoloops https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYhvRl1u4ac 418,318 Secondary hospital Brazil 1427 6.45 Poor quality 215 1000 181
2 Laparoscopic appendicectomy (appendectomy)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljwa7FkGyhc
317,271 Tertiary hospital/academic institution Australia 1161 8.53 Good quality 0 591 59
3 Appendectomy for ruptured appendicitis
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VrvOhM9euns
298,075 Commercial institution The USA 1797 5.2 High definition 457 1941 67
4 Laparoscopic Appendicectomy for Acute Appendicitis with Appendix Mass https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cw-sbEoG0Eo&frags=pl%2Cwn 143,183 Private practice The UK 2637 14.32 Poor quality 80 211 21
5 Laparoscopic Appendectomy by Advanced Surgeons PC
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8bdFYMIJvg
86,130 Tertiary hospital/academic institution The USA 2254 4.14 Good quality 23 140 13
6 Latest treatment/ surgery for Acute Appendicitis - Laparoscopic Appnedectomy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7IbZmqhVvU
74,728 Tertiary hospital/academic institution India 479 5.17 Poor quality 8 80 16
7 Laparoscopic Appendectomy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8RhIDOz-5U
68,464 Tertiary hospital/academic institution (SAGES) The USA 2592 4.11 Poor quality 27 146 8
8 Laparoscopic Appendectomy - Blinddarmoperation
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nl7Iu37SS-s
43,165 Private practice Germany 2222 1.34 High definition 17 64 5
9 Laparoscopic Appendectomy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iYdUGSL006Q
41,733 Tertiary hospital/academic institution The UK 1868 27.3 Good quality 3 36 8
10 Painful and Swollen Appendix Removal Surgery - Laparoscopic Appendectomy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VK7oxWd1zg
41,217 Commercial institution India 395 4.09 Poor quality 30 107 13
11 Laparoscopic Appendectomy Surgery Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AD1TM9kf7ak
35,362 Secondary hospital India 1365 3.33 High definition 1 116 11
12 Perforated Appendicitis - Fecalith on the Base - Hook + Endoloops
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R9w_6F4hzD0&frags=pl%2Cwn
34,799 Secondary hospital Brazil 1731 13.31 Good quality 34 124 9
13 Laparoscopic Appendectomy - Monopolar Hook and Endoloops - 1080p + GoPro
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmODAlhMO0k
32,823 Secondary hospital Brazil 689 20.14 High definition 45 120 10
14 Laparoscopic Appendicectomy High Definition Video by Dr. R.K. Mishra
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AwRCrcifI70
29,819 Secondary hospital India 2174 5.21 Good quality 17 81 6
15 APPENDICITIS-Keyhole Surgery- 5 min demo (Laparoscopic Appendectomy)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EP7q0tnTdDw
27,658 Tertiary hospital/academic institution The UK 2018 5.02 Good quality 36 55 7
16 Laparoscopic Appendectomy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IG-uQUSyGC8 18,195 Private practice India 1733 7.27 High definition 5 35 9
17 How to do a laparoscopic appendicectomy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18eYVp244mQ
14,321 Tertiary hospital/academic institution The UK 1662 6.54 Good quality 2 84 6
18 Lap. Appendectomy (unedited-08)-Recurrent appendicitis ligating the appendix with endo loop
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uwSLOjwHTdY
14,318 Tertiary hospital/academic institution Bangladesh 1672 11.29 Good quality 6 15 3
19 laparoscopic appendectomy standard technique (real-time)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vfv5kE_sRo
10,261 Private practice Russia 2281 9.41 Poor quality 1 14 1
20 Lap appendectomy - Removal of a retrocecal vermiform appedix.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O4zjJ-RKpU
10,101 Private practice Greece 2537 6.57 Good quality 3 18 0
21 Laparoscopic appendectomy
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x8sUeH5M5Q0
9091 Unknown The USA 574 5.37 High definition 7 27 0
22 Laparoscopic Appendectomy. An Improvised method.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kb0ibKl1jE
8726 Unknown The UK 2767 5.11 Poor quality 3 9 1
23 Laparoscopic Appendectomy at The Mount Sinai Hospital
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJ5U-b32jhc
7628 Tertiary hospital/academic institution The USA 1877 2.48 High definition 2 15 5
24 Laparoscopic Appendectomy Easy Steps 6 KG Hospital Bangladesh
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpkuxIaiIi8
7581 Secondary hospital Bangladesh 2257 3.03 Poor quality 1 11 1
25 Laparoscopic Appendectomy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJT09sJKcM4 6500 Tertiary hospital/academic institution (SAGES) The USA 1494 3.01 Poor quality 2 9 3