Heddie Adcock plays while being operated: what an impressive surgery

Eddie Adcock, professional musician, had to give up playing music because of the advancing Parkinson’s disease, a disturbance involving motor system, already known during the last century.   The disease is still object of several both neuropharmacological and neurosurgical researches.

This disturb starts with motion delays, slowness and stiffness, progressing with bothersome tremors, above all for a musician.

So there, Eddie turned to DBS: Deep Brain Stimulation, that is brain incitement through electrodes. The surgery was shot live and…the musician was asked to play a piece with a banjo to establish if the operation was turning out well.

How did it end? Watch the video and find out!!

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