Head-up display

January 20, 2009 § Leave a comment

Heads in the way

Heads

One of the biggest obstacles when it comes to filming surgery is the surgeon’s head. It might be useful to perform the operation (or so I’ve been told), but it constantly gets in the way of the camera. « Read the rest of this entry »

Inner scents revisited

May 21, 2008 § 3 Comments

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 »

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