Surgeons: At The Edge Of Life

Episode Guide

Upcoming Episodes

Pushing The Boundaries

Series 2 · Episode 2

Maxillofacial surgeon Tim Martin operates on a woman with a disease so rare, he's thought to be the first in the UK to attempt the procedure.

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    30 June: 10:30pm on Lifestyle

A Risk Worth Taking

Series 2 · Episode 3

Surgeons at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham in England take on radical operations to help change patients' lives, including their largest-ever removal of excess tissue.

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    1 July: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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    7 July: 10:30pm on Lifestyle

A New Beginning

Series 2 · Episode 4

At Birmingham Children's Hospital in England, surgeons must transplant a kidney from a father to his two-year-old son, while a young girl needs a life-changing heart procedure.

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    8 July: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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    14 July: 10:30pm on Lifestyle

Getting Better

Series 2 · Episode 5

A surgeon performs the most complex operation in his field: removing a woman's oesophagus and using her own stomach to replace it. Another team tackles a hard-to-reach tumour.

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    15 July: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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    21 July: 10:30pm on Lifestyle

Every Second Counts

Series 2 · Episode 6

Surgeons take on major trauma operations at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital. They have just minutes to save a man stabbed in the heart and a woman with a bleed on her brain.

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    22 July: 8:30pm on Lifestyle
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    28 July: 10:30pm on Lifestyle