Other platforms

Here is a selection of existing educational surgical video platforms, some non-specialist and others dedicated to a surgical speciality.

WebSurg is the IRCAD’s free online university, created in 2000. It is a free website dedicated to continuous medical and surgical education, specialising in minimally invasive surgical techniques. It has been developed by surgeons for surgeons, to support them in their training and enable them to communicate with practitioners and experts from all over the world.
CSurgeries is owned and operated by physicians and publishes high-quality surgical content open to students, residents, surgeons and patients on both routine and complex surgical procedures. The site provides brief, accurate, high-quality surgical video clips, approved by international experts through the peer-review process.
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Oncostream is an e-learning centre for oncology surgery, dedicated to medical learning, offering live and recorded operations based on streaming technology.
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Les Ateliers du Visage website is dedicated to teaching and training in medical and surgical techniques for repairing and making the face more beautiful, with videos of techniques and dissections, filmed lectures and updates.
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Eyetube is a source of high quality ophthalmic surgical videos, educational series, spotlights and much more. The site was created by a group of expert surgeons to educate ophthalmologists worldwide through online video sharing.
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The Multimedia Manual of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (MMCTS) is produced by the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery (EACTS). MMCTS is the world’s first video-based publication for cardiovascular and thoracic surgeons; freely accessible – and essential – for all.

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Videos improve knowledge retention of surgical anatomy

Videos improve knowledge retention of surgical anatomy

In otolaryngology, a new publication shows that an educational video improves anatomy learning and knowledge retention in the long term. This study conducted by the ENT team at Necker-Enfants Malades, APHP (Université Paris Cité) and led by Pr François Simon shows the...