365 Photo Project

January 31, 2010 § Leave a comment

Tomorrow, on February 1st, I’m starting a 365 photo project, where I’ll post one photo yeach day for a year (photo credit).

I will strive to post mostly fresh photos, but I will also post some old ones I’ve dug out from the archives.

I’ve set up a separate blog for this project, at http://sterileeye365.wordpress.com. Be sure to subscribe to the RSS feed or subscribe by email at the site. I will also post the updates on Twitter.

Hope you’ll enjoy it as much as I’ll hopefully do!

UPDATE (05.10.10): The 365 blog has been shut down and the photos archived here.

Vintage Stuff Part 2 – Storz Endoscope Adapter

January 24, 2010 § 3 Comments

Olympus OM-2 with Storz 593-T2 endoscope adapter. Click to enlarge. Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

We have an Olympus OM-2 kit at work, complete with a range of lenses, a flash and  a Storz 593-T2 endoscope adapter. This adapter makes it possible to attach the camera to any Storz endoscope, such as gastroscopes, colonoscopes and laparoscopes. « Read the rest of this entry »

Be Quick or Be Dead

January 22, 2010 § 2 Comments

Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

I’m used to being an annoyance. In my previous job I was working on a project where we should document all kinds of cancer treatment, from biopsies to surgery. We would decide that we needed to make a video of some operation, and then had to go find a surgeon who would agree to take me along. We always found one, but they didn’t always come easy. « Read the rest of this entry »

A Video and a Great Blog

January 9, 2010 § 1 Comment

Two things caught my attention this last week:

  1. The video above, from KORB, directed by Rimantas Lukavicius. Absolutely stunning! Hat tip to Street Anatomy.
  2. The blog Medical Moments in 55 Words, where internist WordDoc writes about her patient encounters using only 55 words. The result has almost haiku-like qualities. Best blog I’ve read in ages!

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