A health official is now demanding the doctor to apologise for the nightmarish medical error.
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."
Accounts from five people who've undergone awake craniotomies.
The electrode is part of a system that could help people with paralysis bypass their injuries and reanimate their limbs.
When an artery in someone's head bursts, there's very little that can prepare you.
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.
"You can't just go down there, drop some money, do a photo-op, and come back," Rahul Jandial says about doctors who travel to hospitals in poor countries.
If the doctors had waited another 30 minutes to perform emergency surgery, he probably would've died.
Listen to one of those craps, "Brain Surgery."