Skin Cancer Videos

May 29, 2012 § Leave a comment

Here are all the videos I have made for oncolex.org of diagnosis and treatment for skin cancer, now with English voice overs. Oncolex is a cancer resource for health care professionals┬ámade by Oslo University Hospital in collaboration with M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. « 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 www.oncolex.org.

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Plumbing and black nodes

February 26, 2008 § 5 Comments

Surgeons

Postponing is always a factor in my work. Operations are rescheduled all the time for various reasons. Last week I had prepared to film a major amputation, but ended up in the stomach and groin instead.

On this particular day I was originally going to film a hemipelvectomy (or transpelvic amputation, if you like). I’d spent some of the previous day reading up on the subject and was well prepared. Only to find out the next morning that the operation was postponed. The patient had gotten a venous thrombosis and was in no condition for this radical surgery. Must be tough on the patient. He’d probably had some hard nights of mental preparation.

So no amputation, but incidentally a total gastrectomy was on. « Read the rest of this entry »

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