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Henry Marsh: ‘Ukraine is like a Trabant that wants to be a Ferrari’


Henry Marsh is a celebrated neurosurgeon who travels the world teaching his exacting craft. Robert McCrum joins him in Ukraine as he tries to save the life of 11-year-old ViktoriaWe joined the green-gowned brain surgery team soon after daybreak. The chill of the operating theatre was filled with the inevitable frisson of nerves before a big op. Inside the Orlika Street children’s hospital in the suburbs of Lviv, on the western edge of Ukraine, the patient was waiting for us, under halogen lights, anaesthetised upon the table.She was corpse-like in unconsciousness. Her chilled cerise fingernails offered a poignant reminder she …read more

Source: The Guardian

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