Patient Plays Violin During Brain Tumor Surgery

An article in Time Magazine and another in the Daily Mail tells the story of 53 year old Dagmar Turner, a patient with a brain tumor (a grade 2 glioma) who played the violin while surgeons performed a craniotomy in a London hospital. Doctors mapped her brain to identify which areas were most crucial to the professional musician. Then they woke her up mid-surgery to make sure she could still play the instrument. Read more: https://time.com/5786393/patient-plays-violin-during-brain-surgery/   or here: https://time.com/5786393/patient-plays-violin-during-brain-surgery/ 

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