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Prepping the patient

Marking the surgical site

Holding the scalp flap

Keeping the bone flap sterile

First glimpse

Vein of lebbe

Watching on the screen

Locating the tumor

Closing the incision

The patient is wheeled down the hall.
Caption by CNET Reviews staff / Photo by Memorial Hermann Hospital
Dr. Kim marks the surgical site with a sterile marker.
Caption by CNET Reviews staff / Photo by Memorial Hermann Hospital
This Greenberg Retractor will hold the scalp flap.
Caption by CNET Reviews staff / Photo by Memorial Hermann Hospital
Dr. Kim hands the bone flap to a nurse to keep it sterile during surgery.
Caption by CNET Reviews staff / Photo by Memorial Hermann Hospital
Surgeons have the first glimpse of the brain.
Caption by CNET Reviews staff / Photo by Memorial Hermann Hospital
These 2 veins are part of the vein of lebbe on the brain's surface.
Caption by CNET Reviews staff / Photo by Memorial Hermann Hospital
Dr. Kim can see where he is on the computer screen in relation to the MRI.
Caption by CNET Reviews staff / Photo by Memorial Hermann Hospital
This is the team's first glimpse of the tumor.
Caption by CNET Reviews staff / Photo by Memorial Hermann Hospital
The surgeons close the incision.
Caption by CNET Reviews staff / Photo by Memorial Hermann Hospital
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