Amputation videos by level
Provides videos and surgical outlines for knee disarticulation, partial calcanectomy, transfemoral amputation, transtibial amputation, and transmetatarsal amputation.
Basic Knot Tying and Suturing
This Boston University Medical Campus Web page includes step-by-step textual instructions, images, and videos for the one hand tie, two hand tie, instrument tie, simple interrupted stitch, and vertical mattress stitch. Links to videos are located after the instructions on the suture pages. Only includes video for loading a needle holder. Only includes textual instructions and images for the basic square knot.
To see games and tutorials, click on “Choose an Activity!” Helpful activities include Aortic Aneurysm Surgery, Choose the Prosthetic, Deep Brain Stimulation, Nanoparticles and Brain Tumors, Stem Cell: Create a Stem Cell Line, Stem Cell: Heart Repair, Stem Cell: Transplant, Virtual Hip Replacement Surgery, Virtual Hip Resurfacing Surgery, and Virtual Knee Replacement Surgery.
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JB&JS)
Includes freely-available streaming surgery videos for the shoulder, elbow/arm, hip, knee, spine, foot/ankle, and hand/wrist.
Medical Gross Anatomy Learning Resources
See link for surgical videos on the bottom left; includes surgical videos for the thorax, abdomen, pelvis, and head & neck.
Surgery Videos: MedlinePlus
This page provides links to prerecorded webcasts of surgical procedures. These are actual operations performed at medical centers in the United States. The videos last an hour. Please note that you cannot send in questions by email, though the webcast may say that you can, because you are not seeing these videos live. The videos are in Flash format. You will need Flash Player to view the programs. You can download Flash Player for free at http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/.
Surgical Scrubbing, Gowning, and Gloving
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has posted this seven-minute video.
The Global Library of Women’s Medicine
Free registration allows one access to videos of basic techniques, laboratory tests, and surgical procedures and techniques. Also includes book chapters, atlases, and patient information.
WeBSurg World Electronic Book of Surgery
Free registration allows one to view surgical intervention videos, operative technique chapters, lectures, experts’ interviews, and debates between experts.
WISE-MD (Web Initiative for Surgical Education)
You must register using your LMU email address and create a password. You must verify your email address by clicking on a link in an email you will receive upon registering. The login for CLIPP also works for Web Initiative for Surgical Education (WISE-MD). Includes 18 interactive modules for third-year medical students to use during their surgery clerkship. More modules are planned. Current modules cover abdominal aortic aneurysms, adrenal adenoma, anorectal disease, appendicitis, bariatric surgery and obesity, bowel obstruction, breast cancer surgery, burn management (in preview), carotid stenosis, cholecystitis, colon cancer, diverticulitis, hernia, hypercalcemia, pediatric surgery: hernia & hydrocele, skin cancer, thyroid nodule, and trauma resuscitation. WISE-MD was jointly developed by the Department of Surgery and the Division of Educational Informatics at NYU in furtherance of this mission with the support of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Association for Surgical Education (ASE).