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Doctor freezes man's skull, saves his life
By T.K. Randall
August 19, 2010 · 7 comments
Image Credit: USAF
In a remarkable story this week a surgeon removed most of a man's skull and froze it in order to save his life.
The Utah man had shattered his skull in multiple places after a longboarding accident, to reduce the swelling in his brain the neurosurgeon had to remove both sides of his skull and freeze it as a last resort.
A Utah man had a 90 to 95 percent chance of dying after shattering his skull in more than 10 places until a neurosurgeon removed both sides of his head and froze it.
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