FACE TRANSPLANTATION

An absolutely amazing surgery! In 1997, Richard Norris suffered from a gruesome shotgun accident in which his nose, cheekbones, lips, tongue, teeth, jaw and chin were all blown off. This is the video describing his groundbreaking 36 hour face transplantation in 2012,...

THE SNIFFING POSITION

The sniffing position involves patient flexion of the neck on the body, and extension of the head on the neck. This allows for optimal conditions for your anesthesiologist to place a breathing tube. In this amazing video, the benefit of this position is shown by...

TECHNOLOGY AND ANESTHESIA

Technology has allowed for many different ways to intubate patients for surgery: lightwands, video laryngroscopes, bougie catheters, intubating LMAs, etc. In this video from Japan, a device similar to a video laryngoscope but with a slight modification to guide an...

HOW GLOVES ARE MADE

Ever wonder how the gloves we wear in hospitals and clinics are made? Check out this amazing video to learn more about the process! Learn...

A GORILLA IN THE OPERATING ROOM

Unbelievable! Imagine waking up one day and then receiving a call saying that you are actually going to be consulted and possibly operating on a gorilla! Well, that’s exactly what happened to the surgical team at the Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. A...