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May 24, 2007 5:14 AM   Subscribe

Medical Video Repository. Educational Videos for Medical Students and Doctors.
posted by soundofsuburbia (14 comments total) 15 users marked this as a favorite
I am not a doctor nor a medical student but I found this site informative and fascinating nonetheless. I just wish they could update more often.
posted by soundofsuburbia at 5:15 AM on May 24, 2007

Oh damn, I should probably have added that the first video on that site is called "Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery" and therefore it may be NSFW.
posted by soundofsuburbia at 5:17 AM on May 24, 2007


I personally love that the open heart surgery video had a soundtrack and narrator like some sort of fast food employee training video.

And it's damned interesting.
Awesome post.
posted by CitrusFreak12 at 6:36 AM on May 24, 2007

Yeah, great post. I gotta do a bit of the old Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery tomorrow and it's been a while. Timely post.
posted by mattoxic at 7:17 AM on May 24, 2007

This is awesome. Even though some of it makes me want to toss cookies.
posted by dios at 7:24 AM on May 24, 2007

Okay -out of ten, gross?

(i.e fairly serious enquiry, being both curious and pretty squeamish).
posted by Jody Tresidder at 8:00 AM on May 24, 2007

I guess it depends on which you watch and what you can handle.

Think: abdomen wide open exposing internal organs with white-glove covered hands cutting and sucking stuff out. That kind of stuff. Or exposed hearts, etc.
posted by dios at 8:02 AM on May 24, 2007

I should note there a lot of videos that aren't that graphic that might be ekgs or video lectures on topics. Those shouldn't make you squeamish at all. It's just the surgery videos that ick me out (and I say that as someone who frequently has to look at autopsy pictures).
posted by dios at 8:06 AM on May 24, 2007

No way I'm going to click this so I'm not sure how similar it is, but: When I was a kid there was a show on Sunday afternoon that showed open heart surgery and suchlike. New England Journal of Medicine?
posted by DU at 8:21 AM on May 24, 2007

Nice! Here's some tonsillectomies!
posted by Alvy Ampersand at 11:04 AM on May 24, 2007

Thank you dios.
(Exactly what I needed to know.)
posted by Jody Tresidder at 11:56 AM on May 24, 2007

Thanks alvy. The first one was a good one. I had no idea tonsils were so large, or meaty!
posted by CitrusFreak12 at 12:25 PM on May 24, 2007

Nice post. I especially like the brain teasers for MCAT prep.

posted by sir_rubixalot at 8:04 PM on May 24, 2007

Great link. Thanks.
posted by Lezzles at 8:24 AM on May 28, 2007

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