Dr. Rahul Jandial
After the ball dropped, a man walked into the hospital with a hole in his head. My main concern as a neurosurgeon was that he would be a "talk and die."
When an artery in someone's head bursts, there's very little that can prepare you.
En tidlig morgen forsøgte jeg at redde en kvinde, som havde været involveret i et biluheld. Fire uger senere havde jeg fejlet.
Det var første gang, jeg skrællede skalpen af et menneske og åbnede kraniet. Ti år og tusinder af operationer senere er oplevelsen stadig brændt fast i min hukommelse.
It felt medieval when I put her in pins. It was my first time peeling down scalp and opening the skull of living human, a thrill unlike any other. Ten years and thousands of surgeries later, the experience is still branded into my own head.