In Summary: access to the OR is limited, elective surgical volume is down, and an opportunity to watch high-quality surgical videos is of significant value to medical students going through clerkships, residents, and anyone else who would generally benefit from in-person surgery.
Logan Threet, AAS, CST, Director of Surgical Technology at Wichita State University discusses education resources for learning during the COVID-19 pandemic and recommends JOMI “… as a great tool for clinical and didactic students.”
On occasion, we get an inquiry along the lines of “Why are JOMI’s video-articles so long? Why don’t you make shorter videos? That would be so helpful!”
Short videos are tremendously helpful. Eventually, we may begin offering shorter content alongside the long-form articles. However, the goal of JOMI is not to do quick reviews, but to offer long-form virtual shadowing experiences. JOMI is a unique resource offering a deeper educational experience.
After visiting an endocrinologist who diagnosed her with aldosteronism, the patient takes a CT scan that reveals a 8mm nodule in the left adrenal gland. Dr. Hodin performs a laparoscopic adrenalectomy to remove it.
Dr. Ellison leads the residents at Duke University in performing a dacryocystorhinostomy
while identifying the relevant nasolacrimal anatomy. Use of picture-in-picture offers our viewers insight into how the lower canaliculus probe is managed with endoscopic assistance.
Parotid Dissection (Cadaver) Duke University Medical Center Ramon M Esclamado MD, MS
Professor, Department of Surgery
Chief, Division of Head and Neck Surgery & Communication Sciences
Dr. Esclamado instructs a cadaver lab at Duke University Hospital to assist resident training on a standard parotid dissection. The approach should be adjusted depending on tumor malignancy, as Dr. Esclamado explains.
A patient develops signs of hydrocephalus after receiving systemic thrombolysis for a MCA embolism. Dr. Prinz and his team react to the increased intracranial pressure by placing an extraventricular drain followed by manual evacuation of the hematoma.