Tagged: surgery

Forehead rotational skin flap from a dog bite

[Pictures/Text via imgur.com] The initial damage (profile), less than an hour after the dog attacked. The next morning front on. Despite going down to cartilage the general structure of the cartilage was still in tact....

Implant extrusion

This 5 year-old girl was referred because of partial extrusion of the left orbital implant. She lost her sight from bilateral congenital primary open angle glaucoma. The left eye was eviscerated 3 years ago...

How is brain surgery performed?

Dr. Greg Foltz of the Swedish Neuroscience Institute describes the routine and frequency of brain surgery. Computer brain mapping produces a three-dimensional image of a patient’s brain. Once inside, physical mapping occurs. A precise...

How does anesthesia work?

When under anesthesia, you can’t move, form memories, or — hopefully — feel pain. And while it might just seem like you are asleep for that time, you actually aren’t. What’s going on? Steven...

Booty injections

Economics graduate decided to turn her back on her training and make money by flaunting her 150 cm (59 inch) booty to her avid online followers. Courtney, from Miami, underwent three rounds of illegal...

Mountain hiking self surgery

A hematoma is an abnormal collection of blood outside of a blood vessel. It occurs because the wall of a blood vessel wall, artery, vein, or capillary, has been damaged and blood has leaked...

Artificial iris

This is a patient with traumatic aniridia, on whom was performed implantation of a custom made artificial iris, produced by Dr. Schmidt. The artificial iris is made of silicone, foldable, and has the anterior...

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A completely shattered tibia

A 32-year-old man, a manual labourer in a granite quarry, presented after heavy equipment had fallen on his left leg while working. He was in a state of shock and the skin of the...