Doctors perform surgery under hypnosis

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by WCNC.com Staff

CNN

Posted on March 25, 2013 at 8:04 PM

This is pretty incredible: the first surgery of its kind performed under hypnosis.

Doctors in Paris performed abdominal aorta surgery on an 82-year-old man using no anesthesia, just hypnosis. Doctors say this allows for a quicker recovery.

When asked whether he was worried about the unconventional procedure, the patient said at a certain age, fear is no longer a factor.
 

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