Biomedical Engineering and Design

Information specific to BME and BME/CBID design teams.

Videos of Surgical Procedures

AccessMedicine -- This database of searchable medical textbooks also includes videos.

  • Mouse over "Multimedia" to see "Videos by Category," "Videos by System," and more

Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine

  • This is one of the most well-known medical textbooks (you can search its full text in AccessMedicine)
  • The "clinical procedure tutorials" are on top -- they are only snippets of the full videos, which we currently don't have

Journal of Medical Insight (JoMI)  

  • JoMI is a "surgical video journal/virtual operating theatre[s] and publish[es] surgical procedures performed by top teaching physicians
  • JoMI has filmed at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and other top institutions
  • At present, JoMI primarily focuses on orthopedics, orthopedic trauma, and general surgery
  • Article index is available here

New England Journal of Medicine's Videos in Clinical Medicine

  • The specialties (including surgery) are listed on the left

Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

  • Many of the videos do not show complete procedures themselves, but show benign and malignant pathology viewed during endoscopy and other procedures

VideoGIE: an official video journal of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy -- VideoGIE is an online-only, open access journal that publishes "original, peer-reviewed video case reports and case series of endoscopic procedures used in the study, diagnosis, and treatment of digestive diseases."

Video Journal of Orthopaedics

  • "Original peer-reviewed videos examine established surgical techniques, as well as introduce new techniques and technologies important to the orthopaedic surgeon."

eMedTV -- This site is produced and managed by Clinaero, Inc., which is "a privately held software and services company." (Here is more information about who is producing these videos.)

  • Not all of these videos are about surgical procedures, and some of them include animations instead of the real procedure 
  • If you use one of these videos, please ask one of your professors to review it, to make sure that it does show the current state of the art

Surgical Procedure Portal (SUPPORT)


The Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy has a page that lists several sites.

  • These sites offer various kinds of information, including videos, images, and text information

The first listing on the page is the Atlas of Gastroenterological Endoscopy itself.

  • Includes images of stomach, duodenum, colon, and more




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