The Observer

Inside University Hospitals’ live televised brain surgery

In University Hospital's media room, employees from Mental Floss and National Geographic worked to make sure the broadcast went smoothly.

Srivatsan Uchani, Contributing Reporter

October 30, 2015

On Oct. 25, television cameras recorded an operating room in University Hospitals (UH) as a surgical team consisting of two neurosurgeons, a neurologist and half a dozen nurses prepared to perform the first ever live brain surgery on Greg Grindley, who suffered from Parkinson's disease. The surgery was...

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