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Experimental Surgery

Great Ormond Street, Series 2 Episode 6 of 6

Following the hospital's cardiothoracic surgeons as they perform some of the most difficult and innovative surgery in paediatric medicine. For children who cannot be cured using conventional methods, the only option is experimental surgery.

However, surgery at the edge of what is possible carries the highest risk. As these families and doctors step into the unknown they face tough ethical questions about whether it is right to proceed with such uncertainty.

1 hour

Last on

Thu 21 Jun 2012 01:20
BBC One except Wales


Role Contributor
DirectorSimon Gilchrist
DirectorSimon Gilchrist
Executive ProducerEmma Hindley
Executive ProducerEmma Hindley
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