Arte y pico award

August 28, 2008 § 4 Comments

Dr. Ramona L. Bates at Suture For a Living showed her appreciation of my blog by giving me this award. This is what she said:

The Sterile Eye who is a Norwegian medical photographer.  I love all the videos he shares with us.  He is very good at his job and writes well too.

I am truly honoured! « Read the rest of this entry »

Skin cancer and melanoma videos

August 26, 2008 § 7 Comments

Wide excision of a skin lesion on the left temple.

Wide excision of a skin lesion on the left temple.

This spring I was filming procedures for both skin cancer and malignant melanoma. Now the videos have finally been published on

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Blood and guts on BBC

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 »

Surgery of the future

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.”

Summer of splints

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 »

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