Tutorial: 3D reconstructions using 3D Slicer

February 15, 2021Process, Tutorial

We are often asked about the tools and techniques used in our workflow. For the 3D animations in TVASurg videos, there are actually several different 3D software tools we use for different aspects of production. We always try to obtain patient-specific imaging scans to reconstruct into 3D models, as these rough reconstructions are the first … Read More

Video Editing Tips for Surgeons, Pt. 3: Video bitrates

November 15, 2017Tutorial

To conclude our series on video editing tips, we’ll be talking about the last piece of the video compression puzzle, the video bitrate. If you haven’t caught up with the series yet, but for Part 1: Resolution, and Part 2: Image Compression. VIDEO BITRATE Herewith our recommended settings for our video outputs: Container: MPEG4 (mp4) … Read More

Video Editing Tips for Surgeons, Pt. 2: Image Compression

October 16, 2017Tutorial

Following up on last month’s blog post, we’d like to continue our discussion on the technical specifications we look at during the editing and compressing phases of surgical video production, with a focus on image compression. VIDEO COMPRESSION Here again, are the specifications we recommend for final video output, intended for posting online, which are … Read More

Video Editing Tips for Surgeons, Pt.1: Resolution

September 20, 2017Tutorial

Over the course of producing many high-end surgical education videos at The Toronto Video Atlas of Surgery, we have come to develop a set of best practices when it comes to recording, editing, rendering, compositing, compressing, uploading and hosting videos on the web. For this month’s blog post, we’d like to start a discussion on … Read More