Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery s01e01

  • Name: Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery s01e01

Episode Summary: Blood and Guts: A History of Surgery: Just over 100 years ago, cutting into the brain was a terrifying prospect for both patient and surgeon. They could expect the result to be the surgeon bloodied and defeated and the patient dead. From freak accidents involving crowbars through the skull to notorious lobotomies with icepicks, this programme reveals how, through mishap and misadventure, brain surgery has become the life-saving discipline it is today.

 

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