Colorectal Cancer Videos

May 18, 2012 § Leave a comment

From 2005 to 2009 I made videos and stills for the Norwegian cancer resource oncolex.no. With the collaboration of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Oslo University Hospital has now launched an English version of the website: oncolex.org. Which means all my videos are now available with English voice overs!

Starting with colorectal cancer, I will republish all the videos here by cancer type. « Read the rest of this entry »

To err is human

November 17, 2008 § 6 Comments

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The kind of flexible sponge left inside this patient. Photo: Ole Åsheim, Nordlys.

This week one of the worst cases of retained surgical instruments in Norway was unraveled. A patient saw his five operations for colon cancer in a year turn to six, when it was discovered the surgeon had left behind a 20 cm long flexible sponge. The unique aspect of it however, was the patient’s reaction.
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Video summary: Left hemicolectomy

March 26, 2008 § Leave a comment

Left hemicolectomy

This is a summary of a video I’ve made of a left hemicolectomy. The video is published on www.oncolex.org. « Read the rest of this entry »

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