We’ve recently experienced a minor hardware issue with our data storage (spoiler: everything is fine and intact), and wanted to share our experience in redundant back ups (or as our manager would put it, ‘backing up the backup’).
We’re always looking for the best way to capture surgery, and so our standard video gear has changed since we started filming in the operating room (OR) in 2011. For a more in-depth discussion about our filming process in the OR, check out what we’ve documend in this blog. With the expansion of our atlas … Read More
We hope everyone is doing well! As Covid-19 restrictions continue to ease up here in Toronto, the production team took the opportunity to take a breather and catch up on a night of drinks. The fun-filled presentation of the cocktails are a definite aesthetic inspiration, and we’re happy to continue being in good company, especially … Read More
DaVinci Resolve by Blackmagic is a fantastic video editing application that’s completely FREE!! We’ve shown an overview of our process on using DaVinci Resolve for surgical video production in a past blog, and recently released a video presentation we gave at the Association of Medical Illustrators on using education and design principles in our videos. … Read More
In a previous blog post, TVASurg team member Jean Lin described the basic workflow we use for editing surgical video footage using DaVinci Resolve, and in the summer of 2021, Jean and Paul presented an in-depth analysis of this workflow at the Association of Medical Illustrators virtual annual conference. In June of 2021, the Biomedical … Read More
This month we’d like to feature a fantastic Masters Research Project 3D animation by recent Biomedical Communications graduate Katrina Hass MScBMC, who worked with trauma surgeon Dr. Joao B. Rezende Neto MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS to demonstrate a new surgical invention: the “Liver Airbag”.
We were recently hired to create a logo for the Division of General Surgery at UHN. While most of our day-to-day work is focused on 3D-animations and video editing to help teach complex surgical procedures, we’ve occasionally been contracted out to do some design work, including a logo for the High School Outreach Initiative (HSOI) … Read More
https://youtu.be/xKOpzmnHWlQ Happy holidays! Let’s welcome together another exciting year full of exciting new content. Thank you so much for supporting us through this challenging year. Thanks to your support and contributions we have continued to maintain our monthly video release schedule throughout the pandemic, populating our OB-GYN, ENT, and HPB chapters with cases and patient education modules. We’ve … Read More
Ensuring open access education is one of our core values at TVASurg, which is why our content is currently free for everyone, everywhere. However, this is only sustainable with your help. If you love TVASurg videos or if they’ve helped you in your surgical training, please support the atlas by donating. With your help, we … Read More
At TVASurg we love making engaging educational videos for teaching surgery. All members of our production team are graduates of the esteemed Biomedical Communications program at the University of Toronto–Mississauga, where we received focused training on communicating topics in life science with the same techniques used in the 3D animation industry. These include modelling, rigging, … Read More