Memorial Hermann “#MHBrain” Hashtag Draws Global Attention – Infographic

Memorial Hermann “#MHBrain” Hashtag Draws Global Attention – Infographic
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Houston Memorial Hermann hospital’s ¬†groundbreaking brain surgery played on social media gained global buzz Wednesday. The procedure was performed on a 21-year-old woman who had a tumor on the right side of her brain. This inforgraphic shows the international community started talking about the impending procedure via social media on May 4. The Twitter hashtag #MHBrain was used to discuss the operation. Striking images and video were shown throughout the procedure including the removal of the tumor.¬† See full story here.

 

Memorial Hermann Hashtag #MHBrain

 

 

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