Source: Thousands tune in to watch operations as they are performed and live streamed across the globe

Thousands tune in to watch operations as they are performed and live streamed across the globe.

Surgeons from across Europe have teamed up online to publicly live stream their operations. For one day only, top throat, head and neck specialists are carrying out the operations with thousands tuning into to watch them as part of the 4th European Laryngological Live surgery broadcast.

The broadcast allows medical professionals, students and patients to see first-hand how the most distinguished surgeons in Europe deal with sensitive procedures.

Designed and overseen by the European Laryngological Surgery Session Live (ELSSL) and organized by the Otolaryngology and Laryngological Oncology Clinic of the Medical University of Poznań in west Poland, the broadcast is expected to each around 15,000 people in 60 countries.

Head of the clinic of otolaryngology and oncology of the larynx of the medical University of Poznan, professor Wierzbicka told that the board of professors of the ELSSL chooses the centers to operate in and only they can extend an invitation. It is not possible to express an interest or fill an application to be a part of the broadcast. Only the best are invited.