Madddd day at work today… didn’t even have time for a coffee in the last 7 hours of my shift! Almost snapped at the NA coming on night duty as ordering milk for the drink s trolley happened to slip my mind. Did get to assist with a lumbar puncture though which was awesome :)
a decellularized “ghost” heart
Sherrie Walter lost her ear to cancer two years ago. But doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, offered Walter a chance at a new ear — a permanent one built from her own tissue. The groundbreaking procedure, described as one of the most complicated ear constructions in the U.S., involves removing cartilage from the rib cage to form a new ear, which is then placed under the skin of the forearm to grow. via
THAT’S RAD. WOW.
like for real we can grow new things on different parts of our bodies to later be attached to their rightful places, we can put pieces of skull in our tummies for safe keepin’ until the swelling from a head injury subsides, we can PRINT FUNCTIONING ORGANS
what an age we live in
Military field operating room
Didn’t realize they looked like this. So awesomely disgusting.
These fibroids are benign tumors of smooth muscle that grow from the myometrium. While they are not cancerous, they can cause excessive bleeding so sometimes require hysterectomy.
Thought of introducing the types of T helper cells before we get into the details.
Watching an interesting doco on hand transplants in the U.K and thought i’d find some images that give some detail. Obviously the process is way more complicated than just these images, but it’s very interesting.