Video Podcasts

Video podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

01 May 2011

Autopsy sections of the Heart from 3 different people, mounted together. (1) A lesion in which necrosis has caused...

01 May 2011

An 1897 autopsy specimen from a man of 30 who died suddenly, shortly after undergoing an operation for haemorrhoids, at...

01 May 2011

A 1948 autopsy specimen from a 42year old docker, who was leaning over the rail of a ship when a heavy load was dropped...

01 May 2011

Aubrey T.L., aged 4.5 months, was admitted under Mr Lane for obstruction. The child was born with an imperforate anus...

01 May 2011

A 1938 autopsy specimen from a 62 year old merchant seaman who died suddenly in Cairo. No other clinical details...

01 May 2011

On the under surface of the liver, several ascarid worms can be seen poking out of the major bile duct orifices. On the...

01 May 2011

A 1969 autopsy specimen from a 64 year old man who collapsed in his GP's surgery with severe retrosternal pain, he...

01 May 2011

An 1968 autopsy specimen from an eight week old boy who was normal at birth but was noted to be cyanosed and breathless...

01 May 2011

A 1940 autopsy specimen from a boy of sixteen, one of three apparently healthy siblings, who collapsed and died whilst...

01 May 2011

The left ventricle opened to show part of the mitral valve, the aortic valve and the left ventricular outflow tract.

01 May 2011

An operative resection specimen from a trans-hiatal oesophagectomy performed on an elderly male. He had a 3 month...

01 May 2011

A slice of sheep's liver showing greatly dilated bile ducts containing several liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica).

01 May 2011

An autopsy specimen from a patient who died of renal failure due to pneumococcal septicaemia. No further clinical...

01 May 2011

A 1948 operative resection specimen from a 58 year old woman who was admitted with laryngeal stridor which had been...

01 May 2011

A 1951 autopsy specimen, from a 34 year old woman who was known to have suffered from rheumatic carditis since the age...

01 May 2011

An incidental finding at routine autopsy in a man of 46, who had had no symptoms referable to his heart at any period...

01 May 2011

An autopsy specimen from a prodigy violinist admitted to a mental institution in 1943 when twenty years old with severe...

01 May 2011

An entire Taenia species tapeworm, an incidental finding at post mortem

01 May 2011

Surgical resection specimen from a 19 year old man with tuberculosis of the right upper lobe and left lower lobes. The...

01 May 2011

A 1934 autopsy specimen from a 42 year old woman who was attending St. Thomas' Hospital from the age of 14 to 21,...

01 May 2011

A 1969 surgical resection specimen from a 59 year old man with crippling dyspnoea due to chronic rheumatic endocarditis...

01 May 2011

An autopsy specimen from a one year old infant. The child had a lumbar scoliosis at the age of 8 months. Then he became...

01 May 2011

A 1964 operative resection specimen from a 46 year old woman. In 1951 ulcerative colitis was diagnosed and subsequent...

01 May 2011

A 1934 autopsy specimen from an adult male who only reported sick two days before death with a three week history of...