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Journals - Surgical Suite: Total Knee Replacement 
Arab Spring Videoconference 
COSI, Center of Science and Industry, based in Columbus Ohio, hosted this live videoconference for several schools from Operating Room #6 at Mount Carmel East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.


We were able to ask questions to the orthopedic surgeon and his team while he removed the diseased cartilage and bone from the knee and replaced these with a prosthetic. Students from the AP Biology and Anatomy and Physiology classes also attended this live videoconference.

"The technology, the scientific knowledge, and the skilled hands of the orthopedic surgeon all come together for one single purpose: to give an individual man a new knee, so that he can lead a more comfortable life. Specifically, I was impressed by the constant sterilization of scalpel and tools as well as the precision of the surgeon." -Heeruk

This was an exceptional experience* for high school students interested
in medicine and surgery as future careers.

We used the following site for preparation:

*Due to COSI rules, we had to agree to not videotape, rebroadcast, take photos or reuse in an manner any portion of the Surgical Suite.

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