Autopsy: Life And Death

June 2015
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S1 Ep4 - Ageing

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Dr Gunther von Hagens and Professor John Lee reveal the processes in life that tie us to our ultimate fate in death by performing a series of autopsy demonstrations. Von Hagens compares body parts from the cadaver of a woman over 80 years old with the same body parts from a much younger woman. By exposing the extent of internal damage, von Hagens and Lee demonstrate the widespread effects of ageing and explain why we can't live forever. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Final) (Rpt) MA (A,N)
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S1 Ep3 - Poisoning

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Poisoning - In this four-part series, anatomist Dr Gunther von Hagens and pathologist Professor John Lee perform a series of autopsy demonstrations which reveal what disease really looks like and how it works. In this episode they take a look at how the human body poisons itself. (From the UK) (Documentary Series) (Rpt) MA (A,N)
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S1 Ep2 - Cancer

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Cancer - Tonight, anatomist Dr Gunther von Hagens and pathologist Professor John Lee take a look at cancer. They illuminate the difficulties of diagnosing and treating a disease that is a result of the body's own cells multiplying uncontrollably. Von Hagens dissects a woman who died of bowel cancer to reveal the site of the primary tumour and the other parts of her body that it affected. He also reveals the silent spread of tumours in the frozen body of a woman who died from breast cancer. (Fr...
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S1 Ep1 - Circulation

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Circulation - Anatomist Dr Gunther von Hagens and pathologist Professor John Lee get right under the skin to reveal the processes in life that tie us to our ultimate fate in death. The two scientists perform a series of autopsy demonstrations which reveal what disease really looks like and how it works. The series begins by looking at diseases affecting the circulatory system, a major cause of death. Von Hagens and Lee perform an autopsy on an 84-year-old woman who appeared to die of circulato...
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