Dr. Anand Veeravagu describes this life-saving neurosurgical procedure, performed to prevent brain damage resulting from uncontrollable swelling in the brain.
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Produced by Christian Lindstrom and Justin Rhodes, BrainLine Military.
Anand Veeravagu, MD is a neurosurgeon in training at Stanford University School of Medicine. He is a former White House fellow and special assistant to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. He previously served as chief neurosurgery resident at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital.