February 21, 2008 §
The last three years I’ve been working on a large project to document cancer diagnostics and treatment. With only one year left of the project I wanted to make a list of all the procedures I’ve filmed so far.
Probably not interesting to anyone but myself, but it’s my blog and I’ll list if I want to. « Read the rest of this entry »
February 17, 2008 §
Edition 115 of SurgeXperiences – the blog carnival of all things surgical – is up at Made A Difference For That One.
The theme is “Full Metal Scalpel: The love-hate relationship between surgery and war,” and it is – as always – packed with interesting posts.
Also interesting are the pictures featured. They’re all from the National Museum of Health and Medicine exhibit “Battlefield Medicine 101: From the Civil War to Vietnam”. Visit their photo gallery for more great pictures.
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February 16, 2008 §
Normal tissue hardly smell at all. Your skin smell because of bacteria in your sweat. Your mouth stinks because of bacteria, and another source of foul odour is caused by gas producing bacteria. Opening the abdominal cavity does not emit any smells, unless there’s some infected parts, necrotic tissue, pierced bowels or gas present.
Cutting the body is not in itself a source of foul scents, but the way it’s cut can cause smell. « Read the rest of this entry »
February 12, 2008 §
My post on photodynamic therapy is included in this weeks edition of the Grand Rounds – the weekly rotating carnival of the best of the medical blogosphere.
The edition is organized around themes related to Valentine’s Day. What has skin cancer got to do with expression of love? Go check it out!
The Grand Rounds schedule and archive can be found here.