August 26, 2008 § 7 Comments
August 19, 2008 § 6 Comments
A new five-part series on the history of surgery starts on BBC Four this Wednesday (photo credit). Titled “Blood and Guts”, the series chronicles the development of trauma, transplant, cosmetic, heart and brain surgery, tracing the steps from the cutting edge operations of today back to their beginnings. « Read the rest of this entry »
August 19, 2008 § Leave a comment
What will the surgery of the future look like? In this interesting lecture, Jeffrey L. Ponsky MD of the Case Western Reserve University takes a step back to the days of “the bigger the incision, the bigger the ego”, and details the development of endoscopic surgery too see into the future of surgical treatment.
“The new future surgery will be a lot like you see on Star Trek.”
August 15, 2008 § 6 Comments
I’ve spent a lot of time running this summer, preparing for my first half marathon in September (photo credit). I usually run on gravel roads in the woods close to where I live. But as most of my vacation was spent away from home I was forced to run more on asphalt than I’m used to. « Read the rest of this entry »