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Brain surgery. A neurosurgeon operating on a patient's brain. This procedure is being performed to treat hydrocephalus, a condition in which cerebro-spinal fluid accumulates in the brain case. Treatment is by implanting a surgical shunt that drains the fluid to another part of the body where it can be absorbed. Photographed at the Yekaterinburg City Clinic 40, Russia.
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