Surgeon in operating room

Meet the modern day surgeons testing their endurance to its limits - watch online on DStv Now.

From Tuesday 9 October at 20:30, tune into the ground-breaking three-part series that features the extraordinary stories of clinical trials being carried out at the surgical unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.  Watch Surgeons: At the Edge of Life on BBC Earth (DStv 184) and streaming live on DStv Now

This series focuses on the boundary pushing techniques employed by modern day surgeons that test their psychological and physical endurance to its limits.

They will be delicately removing facial cancers, stopping patient’s hearts, draining their blood, and attempting a new kind of liver transplant.

All these techniques will help advance an ever-expanding frontier of modern medicine, and ultimately save lives. 

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