WMSN FOX 47
 

FOX 47 - Health News

MILWAUKEE (WMSN)--A Milwaukee hospital tweeted the live details of a brain surgery Tuesday.


Geoffery Nestor has epilepsy and doctors at Aurora St. Lukes hospital performed a temporal lobectomy to help relieve his seizures.


Nestor agreed to let the hospital's social media director describe the entire operation on Twitter.


Nestor was awake during the surgery so he could give the doctors feedback about the procedure.


The neurologist and neurosurgeon explained what they're doing, which a hospital official tweeted to thousands of followers, along with twit pics of the procedure.


 

Brain surgery tweeted live

Video List

Sun. - Fri. on FOX 47 News at 9!

Top Health Headlines (foxnews.com)

Write your way out of chronic pain
Chronic pain is at an epidemic level, affecting about a third of the adult population.

Roman gladiators' diet probably not what you'd expect, researchers find
You'd figure a typical Roman gladiator to be a real meat-and-potatoes guy, right?

Woman on dream vacation learns she's 38 weeks pregnant
Kate Hudson, 22, had been traveling through Europe for a while, so it didn't seem strange that she'd gained a little weight.

Soda causes our cells to age as much as smoking does, study finds
Drink a 20-ounce soda daily, and you may be causing your cells to age as much as they would if you smoked, a study suggests.

Flu drug aimed at Ebola may also fight norovirus, study finds
An experimental Japanese flu drug that has hit the headlines because of its potential to fight Ebola may also work against norovirus, the winter vomiting bug, British researchers said on Tuesday.

Advertise with us!

Tonight on FOX 47

5:00pm Two and a Half Men
5:30pm Big Bang Theory
6:00pm Modern Family
6:30pm World Series Game #1 Pregame Show
7:00pm World Series Game #1: "Giants vs. Royals"
** Times Approximate after baseball **
10:00pm FOX 47 News at 9
10:35pm Modern Family
11:05pm Mike & Molly
11:35pm Mike & Molly
12:05am Community


Complete FOX 47 Schedule

To FOX.com

Advertise with us!
IE6 Float Fix