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I work at a cancer hospital, and I’ve lost family members to cancer. On a usual workday this is not something I think about a lot, except that it adds an extra dimension to the work I’m doing. But sometimes, little things and moments can suddenly make me sad. « Read the rest of this entry »
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A while ago I wrote a post about the smell of smoke from electrosurgery, wherein I said:
Opening the abdominal cavity does not emit any smells, unless there’s some infected parts, necrotic tissue, pierced bowels or gas present.
This week I filmed an operation where the bowels, or actually the stomach, was pierced on purpose. « Read the rest of this entry »
April 4, 2008 § 3 Comments
1. the process of determining by examination the nature and circumstances of a diseased condition.
2. the decision reached from such an examination.
knowledge of spiritual matters; mystical knowledge.
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March 25, 2008 § 3 Comments
Some videos I’ve made of surgery for colorectal cancer was published this week on www.oncolex.org.
These videos are the first made with a new camera stand I’ve designed. It provides excellent access to open abdominal surgery.
This post features a low anterior resection. The next will feature a left hemicolectomy, a cylindrical abdomino-perineal resection (APR) and a peritonectomy with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC).
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