Doctors race to save a man who was shot in the stomach at close range, a 46 year old woman undergoes surgery to remove a cancerous lump in her breast and two surgeons work together to restore a man's hand and his career.
A man falls head-first at a construction site, a newborn requires emergency surgery just hours after birth, a woman hopes plastic surgery will help her reclaim her life after a double mastectomy and orthopedic technicians deal with a dislocation.
A teenager with a debilitating skin condition is desperate for relief, a woman struggles to cope with a tumor spreading across her head and a five year old with a rare condition defies the odds.
A freak injury could sideline a young athlete, a man needs cutting edge surgery to save his leg, and can doctors diagnose an 8-year old that can no longer bend his thumb?
An eleven year old boy is 6 feet 9 inches tall and still growing, a man born with no limbs inspires others, technology provides new opportunities for brothers born without toes and a teenager born with a severe skull deformity continues to defy odds.
Doctors race to save a man suffering a serious heart attack, paramedics rescue a woman trapped in her car, a drunken fight may have caused a man permanent brain damage and after multiple failed IVF attempts a couple realize their dream.
Three young siblings can’t stop eating, a man with a life-threatening face tumor must conquer his fear of surgery, a ground breaking operation to separate conjoined twins and two women born with different disabilities excel in sports and life.
Doctors operate on a 22 year old woman with a brain aneurism, a young couple who previously experienced tragedy anxiously await the birth of their rainbow baby and a six-year old boy suffers a bad break
A man born with an extra set of legs finds out whether they can be surgically removed, doctors attempt to recreate a jaw for a young boy who was mauled by a hyena and a woman living with not one, but two rare conditions.
Two surgeons operate on a shark attack victim at the same time to try and save his arm and leg. Doctors struggle to diagnose a newborn rushed to the ER for the third time in a month, and a woman undergoes brain surgery to remove a large tumor.
An eight year old with a rare form of dwarfism visits a specialist for answers, a young boy with a large mass on his skull needs life-saving surgery, a man believed to be the only person in the world to suffer from a condition called bone dysplasia.
Doctors perform emergency brain surgery while the patient is awake, a 26-year old is concerned her mysterious symptoms may add up to a serious diagnosis, a construction worker's poor aim could cost him & a couple's birth plan doesn't go as expected.
A teenager whose body is aging ten times faster than normal, a girl with a massive tumor in the middle of her face needs emergency care and a woman battling a rare disorder can’t stop eating.
The hospital's emergency response plan is activated when a patient presents symptoms of the Ebola virus, a rare set of twins must be delivered early and doctors treat a man high on a dangerous mix of drugs.
A teenage girl sleeps for weeks at a time, a boy with a brain-crushing skull defies the odds and a unique couple faces a big challenge.
Surgeons race to save the legs of a surfer attacked by a shark, a six-year-old receives a surprising diagnosis and a woman hopes a breast reduction will provide relief from her chronic back pain.
Geoffrey has already lost his home. Now, he has just 30 days to clear the clutter from the home or he will lose everything that remains inside it - including his two children.
A 20-year-old stabbing victim’s life hangs in the balance. A bicyclist is in critical condition after being struck by a bus. Paramedics rush to treat a 60-year-old man following his fall from a ladder.
A man & his wife come to the ER after a vacuum gets stuck where it should've never been; an ice rink quickie leaves a skater with a bizarre injury & a lifetime of embarrassment; a threesome goes south sending a man to the ER with an unusual problem.
A young girl is mysteriously paralyzed from the waist down; a young man complains of a splitting headache, but his motives seem suspicious; a bride-to-be has appendicitis on her wedding day
Love makes the world go round, for sure. But in some instances, love and sex can lead people 'round to the swinging doors of the emergency room, with medical mishaps that are bizarre, potentially risky and very, very funny.
Doctors recount the most memorable cases they’ve ever encountered. Unusual, touching, humorous or life-changing – no story is too big or too small when it comes to the ER. The patients’ lives are hanging in the balance and it’s up to the doctors to save them.
An elite team of doctors from a top trauma center in the UK takes their skills out of the ER & onto the streets, in a race against time to save lives. Every case is a new mystery & gives viewers a rare inside perspective as the doctors treat patients on the spot.
Shock Trauma: Edge of Life is an unscripted series that follows stories of the doctors, nurses, and patients at the world-renowned Shock Trauma Center on the campus of the University of Maryland in Baltimore.
How is Jani, diagnosed with schizophrenia at age 6, doing today at age 13? Has Bodhi been diagnosed with schizophrenia as well? How have the struggles of raising two children with mental illness impacted the Schofield family?
Embark on a voyage of discovery unlike any other and uncover the real stories of individuals living with the most mysterious and incredible medical anomalies, and celebrate the remarkable spirit of the individuals who have persevered.
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