Surgeons: At The Edge Of Life

Series 4

Series 4, Episode 6

4.0 37 x
Addenbrooke’s major trauma team and surgeons treat some of the country's most critically injured patients. Multiple teams must decide whether a man's damaged arm can be saved.

Series 4, Episode 4

4.5 41 x
Surgeons at Addenbrooke’s Hospital take on life changing surgery that takes two specialist surgeons two days to perform and involves removing all the organs in the patient’s pelvis.

Series 4, Episode 5

3.0 38 x
Surgeons at Addenbrooke’s Hospital perform a complex procedure to help a patient swallow again and remove a tumour that is threatening a patient’s vision.

Series 4, Episode 3

3.0 11 x
Surgeons at Royal Papworth and Addenbrooke's hospitals must put their patients back together again after removing life-threatening lung and facial tumours.

Series 4, Episode 2

4.0 25 x
Operations to transform patients’ lives. Surgeons at Addenbrooke’s and Royal Papworth take on a high-risk spine procedure and perform open heart surgery on an 80-year-old patient.

Series 4, Episode 1

4.0 70 x
Operations where even a small mistake is catastrophic. Surgeons at Addenbrooke’s and Royal Papworth hospitals remove a life-threatening tumour and repair a young patient’s aorta.

Series 3: Episode 4

4.5 95 x
Surgeons at Addenbrooke’s and Royal Papworth hospitals face a dilemma. Do the high risks of an operation outweigh the risk of not treating their patients' serious conditions?

Series 3: Episode 3

4.3 99 x
Surgeons at Royal Papworth and Addenbrooke’s hospitals perform a high-risk double lung transplant and complex neurosurgery, where a slip of a scalpel could cause paralysis.

Series 3: Episode 2

3.0 71 x
Following marathon procedures at Addenbrooke’s and Royal Papworth hospitals in Cambridge. Two surgeons and a team of 25 work for 18 hours to salvage a high-risk procedure.

Series 3: Episode 1

3.0 116 x
The award-winning series returns to show more pioneering work from some of the UK’s top surgeons. A patient’s body is drained of blood to remove life-threatening clots in her lungs
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