The purse string stitch is one of the more specialized stitches used during surgery: the purse string suture. This suture is used to seal an opening in a hollow organ in the body, like when a feeding tube is being inserted. It is a challenging maneuver, and mostly useful in internal medicine rather than external, but knowing it is essential to several types of surgery.
A thymectomy is most commonly used to remove a thymus gland that has been infected by tumors, but it's also a widely used surgical procedure to help out patients suffering from the rare neurologic disease, myasthenia gravis. This surgery video will demonstrate and outline the steps needed in the surgery room to successfully remove the thymus glands using a VATS thymectomy. VATS stands for video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery, and is used here in this medical procedure to completely remove the...
There is now another way for doctors to use augmented reality in operations. This time, it's for plastic surgery — Specifically facial surgery.
Considering whether gastric bypass surgery is right for you? This brief, medical-minded video tutorial from the folks at ICYou will help you to decide just that. For details, and to get started learning more about the pros and cons of gastric bypass surgery yourself, watch this video guide.
Considering a eyelid or eye bag surgery? This medical-minded video tutorial from Aurora Clinics will help you understand the procedure and give you a sense of the necessary aftercare. For all of the details, and to get started learning more about eyelid and eye bag surgery, take a look.
Considering a eyelid surgery? This medical-minded video tutorial from Aurora Clinics will help you understand the procedure and give you a sense of what to expect. For all of the details, and to get started learning about breast reduction surgery yourself, take a look.
Considering eyelid surgery? It's important that you understand the potential complications. This medical-minded video tutorial from Aurora Clinics will help you understand the procedure and give you a sense of what to expect. For all of the details, and to get started learning about eyelid surgery yourself, take a look.
An important part of surgery is knowing the various types of closures to perform. This medical how-to video demonstrates how to do a two-hand tie for wound closure. Follow along and learn the special technique for doing two-handed tie wound closures for surgery.
Some bleeding is to be expected from any procedure when even the most skilled veterinary surgeon performs an operation. Hemostasis is the physiological process of stopping the loss of blood, and a skill required of any veterinarian, from the most fundamental of procedures to advanced. This video animal surgery tutorial shows some basic hemostatic techniques for use in veterinary surgery.
A common problem with human patient simulators is that they are very easy to break. In this tutorial, learn how to perform simulated open heart surgery on a HPS without breaking any of the mechanisms inside his chest. This video will demonstrate how to modifiy a human patient simulator (HPS) for open heart surgery/thoracotomy proceudres in the simulation center. Although the video demonstrates the method on a Laerdal Sim Man, the technique can be appled to other simulators.
Late last year, two surgeons from the Instituto de Ortopedia e Traumatologia de Jaraguá do Sul in Brazil started using a combination of 3D printing and the Microsoft HoloLens to help plan spinal surgeries. And now, with the rest of their team, they've successfully performed a surgical procedure on their first international patient using their 3D impression planning and augmented reality process.
An important part of surgery is knowing the various types of closures to perform. This medical how-to video demonstrates how to do a deep dermal suturing technique. The deep dermal technique is especially good for laceration repair or wound closure in the operating room. Follow along with the medical video to learn the deep dermal closure technique.
After knee surgery, the knee is usually stiff with reduced range of motion because of swelling in that region. In this instructional video, a physical therapist explains how to get the knee back to its best following surgery with rest, exercise and physiotherapy.
If you or someone you love is undergoing heart surgery in the near future, it's important that you have a solid grasp of the potential complications such that you can do everything in your power to avoid them. In this brief medical-minded tutorial from ICYou, you'll learn about a few of the most common complications including bleeding, infection, damage to blood vessels, heart damage, heart attacks or strokes.
In this video we learn how to perform knee replacement surgery. The knee joint is accessed with an incision. Then, a number of different surgical tools will be used to perform the procedure. The part of the knee joint is removed first with surgical saws. Then, the artificial joint is put back into the area. Once this part is secured with screws, an insert will be joined in with it to keep it in place. The artificial joint is checked for the last time, then sutures are used to closed the joint...
Iodine often winds up on your skin after surgery, and leaves ugly stains that only add to the pain and aggravation of surgery. Watch this video to learn what to use and how to use it to get the stains off of your skin.
There are a couple of ways to even out stretch marks. First, if the stretch marks are newer and red, you can apply a variety of topical creams such as different kinds of retinol or cocoa butter. If the stretch marks are older, then laser surgery is needed. Laser surgery doesn't completely remove the stretch marks but it greatly reduces them.
For those who want a springboard into creating more subtle Asian eyes, this video will explain. Plastic surgery without the surgery!
This video illustrate us how to preform a simple interrupted suture in surgery. Here are the following steps:
News: Avoid Unnecessary Childhood Surgery by Considering Antibiotics First for Uncomplicated Appendicitis
A new study confirms that antibiotics can prevent surgical intervention if your child's appendix becomes inflamed, potentially saving his or her life.
Considering ear correction? This medical-minded video tutorial from Aurora Clinics will help you understand the procedure and give you a sense of what to expect. For all of the details, and to get started learning about ear correction surgery yourself, take a look.
There is a wide rage of variables to consider when considering getting breast implants. This includes everything from if you are a good candidate, the type of implants, the size of the implants, the type of surgery, the size and the possible side-effects.
Find out how to get those plump and perky breasts that will have heads turning. Yes, it's a non surgical breast enhancement! Plastic surgery without the surgery.
This surgery video shows you the full scoop on performing a thymectomy for myasthenia gravis, which is a medical condition that causes abnormal weakness of certain muscles. It's actually a rare disease marked by muscular weakness without atrophy, and caused by a defect in the action of acetylcholine at neuromuscular junctions.
This video is about Laparoscopic Suturing Techniques.The video begins with the narrator saying that the technique is widely used in major abdominal surgeries and mastering of the techniques would give great confidence in the surgical procedures.There are various types of laproscopic needle drivers are available which can be selected according to preference.Different types of 10 millimeter laproscopic ports are available,however the valves used in the ports are important for performing extra c...
Numerous examples exist of doctors and surgeons using HoloLens to plan surgeries. The device has even been used to view reference images during a procedure and stream it to a remote audience. Until recently, it has not been used to augment the surgeon's view of the patient during a live surgery.
Heart Patients Beware: More Than One-Third of Bypass Equipment Potentially Contaminated with Deadly Bacteria
More bad news for patients who have undergone heart surgery in the past five years. A new study suggests about one-third of heater-cooler units used in cardiac procedures remain contaminated with a slow-growing, potentially fatal bacteria.
The HoloLens has become a frequent sight in medical facilities around the world, but a new demonstration shows just how seamlessly it can be integrated into traditional medical procedures to improve the experience for physicians and patients alike.
The nose, the prow of the face, is the part of the human body that the most people seem to dislike about themselves. Especially if their noses are big. This video tutorial teaches you how to touch up a nose in Adobe Photoshop CS4, specifically by using the liquefy tool to make a model's nose smaller. If you can't afford plastic surgery, now you can look like you got it in your pictures.
Around half the UK population will develop piles at some point in their life. In this exclusive guide, Dr Jessen explains the causes of hemorrhoids and dispels some myths along the way. He also discusses treatment options – from over-the-counter creams to surgery – and advises on the best way to prevent piles occurring in the first place. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to diagnose and treat hemorrhoids.
Sure, you could hit the gym, eat your veggies, and get plastic surgery—but what can you do that does not suck? Lots of things, actually. Just check out this video to find out.
Facebook recently hit a snag in its quest to take augmented reality face effects to its millions of users.
Lady Gaga is one of the most secretive women in show business, hiding behind her stage performer mask and outrageous costumes so often that we can hardly believe there's a real person underneath all that fluff.
Triceps tendon ruptures are not very common, but they are a debilitating injury. A triceps tendon rupture may require surgery. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab.
LCL stand for lateral collateral ligament, and it is a ligament of the knee. Rehabbing a torn LCL after surgery can be an involved process. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab.
A recent TED Talk makes a strong case for the healthcare industry to adopt augmented reality as a means to expanding access to surgical care across the globe.
True innovation tends to come from the places we least expect as developers. The Microsoft HoloLens is still a very new product, and some of the other headsets are still just ideas, so the rules for mixed reality are not set in stone. That means all the real problems to be solved are yet to come.
If you've ever wanted to be right in the thick of an operating room, you're about to get your chance. On Thursday, April 14th, you'll be able to watch a VR live stream of a tumor removal surgery. With their 360-degree camera, you'll be able to see the entire operating table and its surroundings.
If your iPad's battery is malfunctioning or not performing properly for any reason, check out this clip. In this tutorial, you will learn how to very carefully disassemble and remove the battery from the back of your device so that you can replace it with a new one. Perform surgery on your beloved iPad with help from this video. Good luck!
If your pet has recently had surgery or been ill, they may need to wear a medical collar. A medical e-collar or a cone will prevent your pet from chewing or licking an area of their body that they shouldn't be touching. In this video from Dr. Lauren, you will learn where to get an e-collar and how to secure it to their head so that they stay safe and happy.