Seven will air Operation Live on Sunday they have confirmed.
There are two specials planned one as a caesarean section birth and the other as heart surgery.
Operation Live will feature expert commentary from Australian trained cardiothoracic surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp FRACS. Dr Stamp will explain the stages of theoperation as they happen, working with the surgeon performing the operation.
One of only 11 female cardiothoracic surgeons in Australia and a leading advocate for heart health, Dr Stamp’s research has been published in numerous leading medical journals including the ANZ Journal of Surgery and the British Medical Journal. She also teaches medical students and surgical trainees.
Alongside the drama and intricate theatre process, audiences will share the nerve-wracking wait with the patient’s closest family as they sit outside the theatre while their loved one undergoes surgery.
Operation Live is an ITV Studios Australia production for Channel Seven. Operation Live was created by The Garden Productions, part of ITV Studios.
9pm Sunday on Seven.