Boy has surgery as piano played next to operating table

A boy underwent surgery to live piano music

as a double tumor was removed from his spinal chord

Location: Ancona, Italy

The music was played at a specific frequency

Molecular biologist Emiliano Toso

Location: Salesi hospital

The team monitored the boy's brainwaves

throughout the four-hour operation

and believe the "healing" music had a therapeutic effect

Video Transcript

[PIANO MUSIC PLAYING]