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 »

The Party Bag

September 28, 2009 § 2 Comments

Stoma bags and skin barrier (top right). Photo: www.oncolex.no.

Colostomy (stoma) bags and mounting plate (top right). Photo by Øystein Horgmo © http://www.oncolex.no.

I was going through a lot of old photos today, and came across a funny one I’d completely forgotten. About a year ago I was working with a medical writer to document treatment for colorectal cancer. I was going to take several photos to accompany this video and a text about living with a stoma. That’s when I decided to play a little trick on the writer. « Read the rest of this entry »

Sneak Preview

September 9, 2009 § 6 Comments

I’ve been busy the last few weeks editing English voice overs for all my 90+ medical videos at www.oncolex.no. While the English version of the website will not be launched yet, I can give you an exclusive sneak preview of a video right here, right now. Check out this video of a preoperative stoma marking, and tell me what you think!

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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