Check out the SurgeXperiences season finale

June 22, 2008 § 3 Comments

Photo by Christophe MOUSTIER.

Edition 124 of SurgeXperiences, the one and only surgical blog carnival, is up at Notes of an Anesthesioboist.

This is the last edition of the first season of this truly unique biweekly collection of blog post related to surgery. The season finale brilliantly sums up the great variation of subjects and writing styles SurgeXperienes collects. Be sure to check it out!

All 24 editions of the first season are collected here. If you’d like to host an edition, contact carnival founder Jeffrey. He will also be hosting the first edition of season 2, on July 6th at his great blog Monash Medical Student.

Hi, my name is

June 20, 2008 § 3 Comments

An English speaking reader sent me this question: 

How do you pronounce “Øystein”?

English speakers tend to go for something like “Oisteen”, but here is the correct pronouncation:

Ø like the U in Urge.
Y like in Yeti.
ST like in STone.
EIN like in EINstein.

Øy-stein with pressure on the Y. Øystein is an old norse name, and the original meaning is lucky stone/stone amulet. Øystein I was king of Norway from 1103 to 1123.

Sarcoma videos

June 20, 2008 § 13 Comments

Today, seven videos I’ve made of diagnosis and treatment of sarcomas were published on Working on these videos has been especially interesting, as sarcomas are a very rare form of cancer, and because of all the devoted specialists I’ve gotten to know. « Read the rest of this entry »

On a break?

June 2, 2008 § 4 Comments

An old stone bridge in the forest close to where I live.

I haven’t been blogging much lately, but it’s not a planned break, blogger’s block or anything.

As the summer is drawing nearer I find myself spending the evenings outside with the kids or running in the woods (photo credit), and less time in front of the computer.

There’s a number of surgical videos that are scheduled for to be published in June, and I’ll surely post on that. I also have a few other posts I’m planning to write, and something that demands a post might of course happen, but I reckon I won’t be entirely back on track until the end of the summer.

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