Illustrating the Lateral Approach to the Left Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy

Illustrating the Lateral Approach to the Left Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy

The Laparoscopic Distal Pancreatectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove both solid and cystic tumors from the distal pancreas. Tumors of this type to this area of the pancreas usually affect middle-aged adult women. Surgeons aim to preserve as many of the critical splenic and pancreatic vessels as possible. Careful effort is made to preserve the surrounding tissues. This way, the blood supply to vital pancreatic tissues is not disturbed. The procedure is performed laparoscopically as this is less invasive than an open surgical technique, and offers a more cosmetic impact. Read More »

Medical Illustration Gallery

Medical Illustration Gallery

Here are just a few of the medical illustrations I've prepared for clients. Feel free to contact me with any questions about the illustrations or about pricing. Read More »

You Imagine: Exploring Medical Apps

You Imagine: Exploring Medical Apps

With over 17,000 health and medical apps available in iTunes, and with an average price at around $2.00, iTunes ?Health? and ?Medical? categories are two of the fastest growing sectors of app development. There are health games that offer, for example, quizzes to assess calorie content of various foods. There are GPS apps, order tracking apps, weight management apps, pedometers, diabetes regulating apps, and calorie counting apps, just to name a few. These apps might be associated with push notifications that offer users reminders to take meds or other health interactions. Read More »