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Ankle Fusion Surgery Animation

Ankle Fusion Surgery Animation

Ankle arthrodesis, commonly known as “ankle fusion surgery”, is a reconstructive surgical procedure where the bones of a damaged ankle joint are fused into one single bone. This eliminates motion and reduces pain associated with movement of the joint. It is a highly successful procedure commonly suggested for repair of severely injured joints. During the […]

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Preparing for Outbreak: Fighting the World’s Deadliest Diseases | Freethink

“Disease X” “Something called ‘Disease X’” “…called ‘Disease X’” [Narrator] There was massive hype about ‘Disease X.’ Headlines predicted capital-G, Global pandemic. The only problem? Disease X doesn’t really exist. If you want to understand Disease X, you have to understand this– the Blueprint of Priority Diseases. Okay, so it doesn’t actually look like this. […]

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Bankart Lesion and Repair Surgery Animation

Bankart Lesion and Repair Surgery Animation

Sometimes an injury can cause the humeral head (top of the arm bone) to come out of glenoid (the socket). Most shoulder dislocations are anterior dislocations meaning the humeral head comes forward as it leaves the socket. The labrum is a rim of cartilage that attaches around the edge of the glenoid and contributes to […]

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It Took 19 Years To Learn I Have Lyme Disease

It Took 19 Years To Learn I Have Lyme Disease

– I’m Katie and it took me 19 years to figure out that I had Lyme disease. (slow music) I’d always had health issues my whole life from when I was young. Sinus problems, poor immune system. It was my freshman year of college. I kept getting pneumonia every week or two and then all […]

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Why study medicine at the University of Bristol?

Why study medicine at the University of Bristol?

In keeping with the times, Medicine at Bristol is also changing. From September 2017 a new cohort of medical students will be the first to study the innovative MB21 medical degree. These students will benefit from an integration of clinical and biomedical sciences, their education will be evidence based and be informed by staff, students, […]

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