LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – A social media
tool was used to give people a rare look inside of an operating room on
Underhill, a former nurse, underwent surgery on a brain aneurysm at the Norton
Brownsboro Hospital and the staff took to Twitter posting videos, photos and
updates of the procedure.
to the hospital, the surgery performed on Underhill by Dr. Shervin R. Dashti
was untreatable a few years ago, but is now able to be performed using the
Pipeline Embolization Device.
Dr. Dashti implanted the device across the aneurysm in Underhill's neck the
steps of the procedure were imbedded online using the hashtag #NortonORLive.
The latest tweet from
the hospital claimed the surgery was a success, "@kimmy_underhill
doing great in recovery."
For addition information
on the procedure, click here.
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