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- Season 1 Episode 6: EPISODE: 6
The final programme in the series follows Rick Nelson, Frenchay Hospital's Head of Department, as he performs a risky operation on 42-year-old Lynne Treloar from Constantine, attempting to remove a large tangled lump of blood vessels from her brain. Two years ago, Lynne survived a near-fatal brain haemorrhage, and if Rick's surgery is unsuccessful, she could suffer another one
- Season 1 Episode 5: EPISODE: 5
Cameras follow neurosurgeon Steve Gill, Frenchay Hospital's resident specialist on Parkinson's disease, as he treats two people who developed the condition in middle age. Using a technique known as 'deep brain stimulation', Steve inserts a series of tiny electrodes into one patient's cranium - with dramatic results
- Season 1 Episode 4: EPISODE: 4
Sharon Garlick's 18-month-old son Thomas has developed a huge cyst inside his skull which is exerting pressure on his brain. Cameras follow Mike Carter, the newest member of Frenchay Hospital's paediatric neurosurgery team, as he prepares to operate on Thomas under the supervision of senior colleague Ian Pople - a risky procedure that could put the youngster's life in danger
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