Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Open appendectomy steps ( simulated )

An appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix. It's a common emergency surgery that's performed to treat appendicitis, an inflammatory condition of the appendix. The appendix is a small, tube-shaped pouch attached to your large intestine. It's located in the lower right side of your abdomen .

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Wound-closure technology is becoming less painful and more efficient, amazing !

Wart removal by LASER


A wart is a skin growth caused by some types of the virus called the human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV infects the top layer of skin, usually entering the body in an area of broken skin. The virus causes the top layer of skin to grow rapidly, forming a wart. Most warts go away on their own within months or years.

 

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Duke Suture Skills Course - Learn Best Suture Techniques



Learn basic suture techniques from one of the top plastic surgery programs in the country. Demonstration of all the technical aspects you need to cosmetically close all of your wounds. Narrated by Dr. Michael Zenn.

For more information visit: http://plastic.surgery.duke.edu

Monday, September 16, 2013

Hypertension - Medical Animation



Prevention

  • maintain normal body weight for adults (e.g. body mass index 20–25 kg/m2)
  • reduce dietary sodium intake to <100 mmol/ day (<6 g of sodium chloride or <2.4 g of sodium per day)
  • engage in regular aerobic physical activity such as brisk walking (≥30 min per day, most days of the week)
  • limit alcohol consumption to no more than 3 units/day in men and no more than 2 units/day in women
  • consume a diet rich in fruit and vegetables (e.g. at least five portions per day);
Effective lifestyle modification may lower blood pressure as much an individual antihypertensive drug. Combinations of two or more lifestyle modifications can achieve even better results.