Italian woman preps 90 stuffed olives during her open brain surgery

U.S. He collaborates, and we work better,” explained the neurosurgeon. She answered questions and even recited some recipes.Trignani said that when performing awake neurosurgery he’s careful to choose an activity familiar to the patient.    

“A sick person enters the hospital and finds himself in an unfamiliar environment. After discussing it with the patient, they settled on the preparation of Ascoli-style olives.Trignani said the patient was also talking during the operation, because the area he was operating on was close to the language center of the brain. Others have sung, or played the trombone or the violin. “This is the humanization of treatment.”The medical team included 11 people, including Trignani and other neurosurgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses. Also present was a psychologist, who had coached the patient for several weeks in advance.  The operation took a total of two and a half hours, and Trignani told Italian media that, “all went well.” 
First published on June 10, 2020 / 10:08 AM She did it all as surgeons opened her brain and carefully removed a tumor from her left temporal lobe. In the olive-stuffer’s case, it was the area that controls speech, as well as complex movements on the left side of the body. 

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J.K. In less than an hour she’d prepared 90 “Ascoli-style” olives, a local specialty of Italy’s Marche region.   The activity is chosen based on the part of the brain that is being operated on.  

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A previous patient, who needed surgery on the part of the brain that controls vision, was tasked with watching cartoons during the procedure. Italian woman preps 90 stuffed olives, a regional specialty, during open brain surgery

By Anna Matranga

June 10, 2020 / 10:08 AM
/ CBS News

Rome — With deft hands, the woman pitted olives, stuffed them with meat and cheese, and then carefully rolled them over bread crumbs. A team of neurosurgeons and others at the Ospedali Riuniti Ancona, a hospital in Italy’s Marche region, remove a tumor from a woman’s brain while she prepares dozens of “Ascoli-style” stuffed olives, a specialty from the region. 

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While the olive dish may be special, the operation on the 60-year-old patient at a hospital in Ancona, the capital of Italy’s Marche region, wasn’t novel. With this system, we try and make him feel that he is in a calm and familiar environment.