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What Does a Violin Have to Do With Brain Surgery?

Roger Frisch has made music his life's work. He is a violinist, and has been diagnosed with essential tremors that made his hand move uncontrollably. To a violinist, that is career-ending news. However, the doctors did agree that deep brain stimulation would perhaps be able to counteract the tremors.

To do that, though, they needed a violin in the OR, in order to get the correct signals from his brain. Watch this fascinating medical story.


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