Nauseated

May 11, 2009 § 2 Comments

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I read this interesting article by an American surgeon on getting used to cutting people, and it got me thinking of one of the most common reactions I get from non-medical colleagues and friends when talking about or showing my work: Don’t you get nauseated?

My office is the office closest to a door used by all the smokers in my department. I usually work with my door open, so whenever I’m editing and someone’s on their way to a smoke, there’s a lot of OMGs and yucks to be heard. A few are intrigued and stops for a while, but most rush past, making sure not to watch the computer screens. They cannot understand how I can stand working with this stuff. « Read the rest of this entry »

Nice article on surgical video

April 4, 2009 § Leave a comment

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Mike Cohen, a video producer based in Connecticut, USA, has written a comprehensive article on surgical videography with lots of production tips on both open and laparoscopic surgery (photo credit). The article features some great pictures. Nice to see someone else writing about the same stuff as myself. Be sure to check it out!

Christmas Surgery

December 20, 2008 § 1 Comment

christmassurgeryComic strip courtesy of The Perry Bible Fellowship.

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Lego Eye

November 27, 2008 § 4 Comments

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Photo by Øystein Horgmo © All rights reserved.

Found an old picture I made for a presentation a couple of years back. It strikes me now that the pictured scene is very bizarre. « Read the rest of this entry »

The surgeon’s domain

October 17, 2008 § 4 Comments

When you’re entering the OR, you’re entering a domain under the supreme reign of the surgeon. Not that you could ever fail to notice. « Read the rest of this entry »

Check out SurgeXperiences 207

September 29, 2008 § 1 Comment

The 7th edition of season two of SurgeXperiences is up at Buckeye Surgeon, the blog of American general surgeon Jeffrey Parks.

SurgeXperiences is a biweekly blog carnival, collecting the best of the surgical department of the medical blogosphere. Check out season 1 here. Read this if you would like to host an edition (highly recommended! I’ve hosted three editions myself).

The next edition will be up on October 12th. No host announced yet. Submit your posts here.

SurgeXperiences ambigram created with Ambigram.Matic. Thanks to T for the tip.

Filming transvaginal surgery

September 16, 2008 § Leave a comment

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Vesicovaginal fistula

I recently got a question via the contact form concerning the recording of a transvaginal procedure. As this may be interesting to others I post the question and my answer here. If you got any further advise or ideas for solutions to this difficult problem, please don’t hesitate to comment.
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