The arsenals of today's hospitals are filled with complex and technologically sophisticated tests and treatments that, only a generation ago, would have been the exclusive province of science fiction. Bionic limbs, lasers used to restore sight to the blind, surgery on fetuses test which can visualize the genesis of a hallucination in the brain of a schizophrenic patient. How are these things possible? What medical breakthroughs were the stepping stones that brought us to today's miracles? MAVERICKS, MIRACLES, & Medicine shows how the breakthroughs of modern medicine were forged over 100 years ago.
Journey back in time with this four-hour miniseries, and take a look at the dramatic stories of the medical milestones that shaped the course of modern medicine.