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Videos of Surgical Procedures

Photo of surgical procedure
Photo of surgical procedure

This page provides links to prerecorded webcasts of surgical procedures. These are actual operations performed at medical centers in the United States. Most of the videos last an hour. Please note that you cannot send in questions by email, though the webcast may say that you can, because you are not seeing these videos live.

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Diabetes Mellitus

Diagnostic Tests

  • Colonoscopy

    • Colonoscopy (Broward Health Medical Center, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 12/06/2011)

Digestive System

Ear, Nose and Throat

Endocrine System

Eyes and Vision

Female Reproductive System

Fitness and Exercise

Genetics/Birth Defects

Immune System

Injuries and Wounds

Kidneys and Urinary System

Lungs and Breathing

Male Reproductive System


Metabolic Problems

Mouth and Teeth

Pregnancy and Reproduction


Sexual Health Issues

Surgery and Rehabilitation

Transplantation and Donation

Wellness and Lifestyle


These webcasts are provided to the National Library of Medicine by ORLive. We welcome your comments.

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