Video Podcasts

Video podcast strands produced by the Naked Scientists.

01 September 2011

First specimen: A surgical resection specimen from a 57 year old woman who had had intermittent attacks of severe upper...

01 September 2011

A 1936 autopsy specimen from a man aged 34 who first presented with tuberculosis of the hip at the age of 9 years. Six...

01 September 2011

An 1864 autopsy specimen from a 36 year old man admitted for stricture of the urethra. When about to be discharged,...

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 40 year old woman had increasing dyspnoea for thirteen years with recent attacks of winter...

01 September 2011

A neonatal autopsy specimen from a case of alleged neglect at birth. An unmarried girl of 27, already the mother of...

01 September 2011

An operative resection specimen from a 43 year old woman with von Recklinghausen's Disease (neurofibromatosis) who...

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen of liver showing the classic appearance of hepar lobatum the non-cirrhotic fibrosis of tertiary...

01 September 2011

A 1937 autopsy specimen from a fatal case of Weil's disease (leptospirosis) comprising halves of both kidneys. No...

01 September 2011

A 1928 operative resection specimen from a 40 year old man admitted with symptoms of intestinal obstruction. Six years...

01 September 2011

A 1917 autopsy specimen from an officer in the British army in France who until the day before his death was in robust...

01 September 2011

A 1976 autopsy specimen from a 65 year old business man, with a history of hypertension. He awoke one night with...

01 September 2011

This is an example of an unused pig valve prepared for replacement of a human cardiac valve.

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 76 year old female who presented with headaches and was found to have a berry aneurysm....

01 September 2011

An autopsy specimen from a 42 year old man admitted with a six week history of colic often with bouts of vomiting. The...

01 September 2011

A surgical resection specimen from a 35 year old man. He presented with right hypochondrial pain of 10 months duration...

01 September 2011

A 1931 autopsy specimen from a 27 year old man admitted for diarrhoea which had been intermittent for three months. The...

01 September 2011

A 1964 autopsy specimen from a 38 year old woman, who first noticed a lump in her neck a year before her death....

01 September 2011

A 1974 autopsy specimen from a 75 year old female who was known to have atrial fibrillation. She developed a right...

01 September 2011

An incidental finding from an autopsy on a 72 year old lady dying of ischaemic heart disease in 1978.

01 September 2011

A 1997 autopsy specimen from a 30 year old British male, HIV +ve for several years, admitted with mental confusion. A...

01 September 2011

A 1948 autopsy specimen from a 71 year old man, who died of heart failure due to hypertension. There had been no...

01 September 2011

A liver from a woman aged 55 from Dominica who suffered from Schistosomamansoni infection. Death was due to...

01 September 2011

A 1947 autopsy specimen from a 34 year old mans contracted dysentery in Burma and was invalided out of the army in 1945...

01 September 2011

A 1943 autopsy specimen from a 27 year old found unconscious, frothing at the mouth, by the side of her bed. She was...