The demand for images of gastroenterological procedures seems very high. After my 3-dimensional visualization of a colonoscopy including a polyp removal in March 2008, I’ve always thought of visualizing a gastroscopy and an ERCP to have a complete series ready.

While I have used standard materials for the colon mucosa in 2008, I switched to subsurface scattering materials this time, utilizing hand drawn displacement maps for all the details…

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ERCP – endoscopic retrograde cholangio-pancreatography

I plan to update the ERCP series some time – meanwhile I have a much nicer biliary stent ready, closeups of the common bile duct, filled up with bile, waste and tissue as well as some special catheter images. All I need now is some time to put everything together…

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Animation showing safe laparoscopic entry (Part #1)

3D animation demonstrating various safety tests which should be performed during laparoscopic entry These 3D animations have been presented at the second annual scientific meeting of the New European Surgical Academy (NESA) in Istanbul, on September 1-3, 2007.