Dissection

There is nothing salacious about wanting to witness the intricacies of the human body: we all have one - Carla Valentine

Dissection
Dissection

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How gross anatomy changes you forever

After a week of medical school orientation, followed by two weeks in the classroom studying cellular organelles and biochemical pathways, our class was finally going to start the centuries-old rite of passage that is human gross anatomy. For many students, it will be first time seeing a dead body. The anatomy lab is where future surgeons will make their first cut with a scalpel, without the pressure of life and death. It is where the ability to visualize organs and spatial relationships within a living body will be honed. It is also the place where medical students begin, for better and for worse, to become desensitized.

On the morning of the big day, professors lectured us, trying…

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 How gross anatomy changes you forever

Anatomy lab is a part of medical school that all physicians remember and have strong feelings about. However the act of dissecting cadavers sets me apart from 99% of my family, friends, and peers.

Anatomage

The Anatomage Table is the most technologically advanced anatomy visualization system for anatomy education and is being adopted by many of the world’s leading medical schools and institutions.

Dissection Techniques

With proper dissection techniques, not only will you save time, you also will be able to better find, isolate and mobilize structures. The following video will show you several different techniques to help you accomplish your dissection objectives.

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