USA Today reports the surgery took 23 hours.
Would national health insurance pay for this? Would it really? The McNamaras had to search long and far to find Dr. Kato. Every other doctor told them the tumor was inoperable. On its face, the operation had to be incredibly risky (and expensive).
If national health insurance would pay for this kind of procedure, how would that reduce the cost of health care? Can you reduce health care costs and still keep the miracles?