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Italian woman made stuffed olives while having ‘awake’ brain surgery

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An Italian woman has made dozens of stuffed olives while having brain surgery.

An Italian woman has made dozens of stuffed olives while having brain surgery.

News agency ANSA reported the 60-year old managed to create 90 pieces of the regional dish Ascoli-style olives au gratin in an hour, during the operation to remove a brain tumour.

Neurosurgeon Roberty Trigani said the surgery went, "very well."

It's common to get patients to perform tasks during brain surgery, as it allows their brain function to be checked while medics work.

Earlier this year British patient, musician Dagmar Turner played her violin while surgeons operated on her in London.

Source: 9News https://www.9news.com.au/world/brain-surgery-while-awake-woman-makes-stuffed-olives-italy-news/faa28099-e48a-4ab9-924e-577025227b75

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