Vivace! Patient Plays Violin As Doctors Perform Brain Surgery on Her

Dagmar Turner, a former management consultant and long-time member of the Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra Society, made headlines on Tuesday as she underwent brain surgery while playing her violin.

Turner was a patient at King’s College Hospital in London where surgeons took this uncommon approach to ensure the patient could continue to play the violin post-procedure.

Turner was diagnosed with a large grade 2 glioma after she suffered a seizure during a symphony in 2013.

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