Swedish tweets pics of ear surgery from inside the OR

Swedish tweets pics of ear surgery from inside the OR

Credit: Swedish Medical Center

Eleanor kisses her husband before undergoing cochlear implant surgery at Swedish Medical Center, October 2, 2012.

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by KING 5 News

KING5.com

Posted on October 2, 2012 at 12:58 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 10:44 AM

Tuesday, Swedish Medical Center in Seattle posted pictures of a woman undergoing hearing restoration surgery as it happened.

Eleanor Day received a cochlear implant in her right ear, which will allow her to hear for the first time.

Using Twitter and Instagram, the surgery was shared all over the world with the aid of two iPhones, a Droid, Blackberry and laptop computer.

Below is a Storify compliation of some of the tweets and pictures, put together by Swedish.

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