Monthly Archives: January 2013

Altruistic organ donation

Altruism is one thing which sets humans apart from almost all other species. Although there are examples of altruism in certain animal behaviours they do not appear to exist at the same level of cognition and consideration as in man. … Continue reading

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Dunking pancreatic anastomosis

This is a technical description of how I do a dunking anastomosis for reconstruction of a pancreaticoduodenectomy in  a patient with a soft pancreas and/or very small duct. The drawings are beyond my ability with powerpoint so apologies for the … Continue reading

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2012 my blog in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 6,100 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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