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Prepping the patient

The patient is wheeled down the hall.

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Marking the surgical site

Dr. Kim marks the surgical site with a sterile marker.

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Holding the scalp flap

This Greenberg Retractor will hold the scalp flap.

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Keeping the bone flap sterile

Dr. Kim hands the bone flap to a nurse to keep it sterile during surgery.

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First glimpse

Surgeons have the first glimpse of the brain.

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Vein of lebbe

These 2 veins are part of the vein of lebbe on the brain's surface.

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Watching on the screen

Dr. Kim can see where he is on the computer screen in relation to the MRI.

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Locating the tumor

This is the team's first glimpse of the tumor.

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Closing the incision

The surgeons close the incision.

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