A Peek Inside the Surgery Museum

November 9, 2009 § 2 Comments

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A Peruvian skull with evidence of early trepanation. Photo: Jim Merithew/Wired.com.

Wired has posted a great article about the International Museum of Surgical Sciences in Chicago. Packed with beautiful photos, the article takes you inside the museum and showcases some of the most interesting items on display.

Anyone been to the museum? I sure want to visit after reading this!

“10 Gory Surgeries” Reviewed Part 2/2

April 17, 2009 § 3 Comments

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WIRED Science put up an article with “10 Gory Surgical Triumphs on YouTube”. Last week I posted a review of the first five of those videos. Here are my reviews of the last five. Enjoy! « Read the rest of this entry »

“10 Gory Surgeries” Reviewed Part 1/2

April 6, 2009 § 5 Comments

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WIRED Science has put up an article with “10 Gory Surgical Triumphs on YouTube”. Although their approach is somewhat sensasionalist, the idea to collect surgical videos available on YouTube is good. It has actually inspired me to start a series of posts where I’ll pick a surgical video from YouTube every week and review it.

What better then, than to start with the videos WIRED picked? Are they good videos that communicate something of use, or are they just, as WIRED calls them, “gory”?

Here are my reviews of the first five videos. « Read the rest of this entry »

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