Antti Merikivi

Antti Merikivi

Antti Merikivi
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There are several different types of weight-loss surgery (also called bariatric surgery), including gastric bypass and gastric banding, but all involve making the stomach smaller. This infographic explains how these procedures differ.

There are several different types of weight-loss surgery (also called bariatric surgery), including gastric bypass and gastric banding, but all involve making the stomach smaller. This infographic explains how these procedures differ.

Clearly, this is the best test of robotic surgery equipment.

Clearly, this is the best test of robotic surgery equipment.

As joint replacements grow more popular, younger patients face repeat surgeries

As joint replacements grow more popular, younger patients face repeat surgeries

Rhinoplasty. Loss of nose due to an injury, replaced with a finger in 1880. Surgery by Dr. E. Hart, photo by OG Mason, both of Bellevue Hospital, NY.

Rhinoplasty. Loss of nose due to an injury, replaced with a finger in 1880. Surgery by Dr. E. Hart, photo by OG Mason, both of Bellevue Hospital, NY.

"Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva is a disease where the body’s repair mechanism is completely broken, and starts “healing” the fibrous tissue (muscles, tendons and ligaments) by turning them into bone. Your whole body is slowly being petrified. There’s no known treatment for the 450 sufferers worldwide, and in one famous case a sufferer survived up to the age 40, at which point his entire body, except his lips and transformed into bone, leaving him completely immobile."

"Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva is a disease where the body’s repair mechanism is completely broken, and starts “healing” the fibrous tissue (muscles, tendons and ligaments) by turning them into bone. Your whole body is slowly being petrified. There’s no known treatment for the 450 sufferers worldwide, and in one famous case a sufferer survived up to the age 40, at which point his entire body, except his lips and transformed into bone, leaving him completely immobile."

The history and evolution of Breast Implants by Dr. Vitenas

The history and evolution of Breast Implants by Dr. Vitenas

Richard Lee Norris, a 37-year-old man from Virginia who lost a large portion of his face in a 1997 gun accident, received the most comprehensive face transplant to date, including both jaws, teeth and tongue.

Richard Lee Norris, a 37-year-old man from Virginia who lost a large portion of his face in a 1997 gun accident, received the most comprehensive face transplant to date, including both jaws, teeth and tongue.

Connie Culp: her life after face transplant. US first face transplant.  Article by: Kathryn R. Bown    Connie Culp was the first person to receive a face transplant in the U.S in 2008, after her top lip, nose, roof of her mouth, one eye and both cheeks were destroyed by then husband Tom Culp, who brutally shot her in the face after flying into a rage.

Connie Culp: her life after face transplant. US first face transplant. Article by: Kathryn R. Bown Connie Culp was the first person to receive a face transplant in the U.S in 2008, after her top lip, nose, roof of her mouth, one eye and both cheeks were destroyed by then husband Tom Culp, who brutally shot her in the face after flying into a rage.

The process of reconstructing a face. Work of Dr. Henry Gillies, founder of modern plastic surgery.

The process of reconstructing a face. Work of Dr. Henry Gillies, founder of modern plastic surgery.

The history of Liposuction.

The history of Liposuction.