ABCNews.com - NY Police Officer Stabbed in Head, Neck and Face Leaves Hospital

A New York City police officer who was stabbed in the head with a 3.5-inch blade last month left the hospital today. Dr. Joshua Bederson, the neurosurgeon who treated Loor at The Mount Sinai Hospital, told ABCNews.com at the time of the attack, "He was fortunate because the knife entered in the Sylvian fissure."

 – May 2, 2012 /Press Release/  –– 

A New York City police officer who was stabbed in the head with a 3.5-inch blade last month left the hospital today. Dr. Joshua Bederson, the neurosurgeon who treated Loor at The Mount Sinai Hospital, told ABCNews.com at the time of the attack, "He was fortunate because the knife entered in the Sylvian fissure." Officer Eder Loor was responding to a 911 call in East Harlem on April 17 when an emotionally disturbed man stabbed him through the skull and slashed his neck and face. Loor was rushed to the hospital, with bleeding in the brain. Read more