Pre-Industrial Surgeries

  • Published: 02 June 2018
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    Intro and outro song:

    "Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G, Movement I (Allegro), BWV 1049" Kevin MacLeod (
    Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License


    Sources (bet ya never thought you'd see these)


    Sancho the Fat:

    Sushruta's Rhinoplasty

    Cataract Surgeries:

    "louis XIV fistula"
    I didnt end up using this last one for a handful of reasons but check it out if you dare.

Comments • 7 239

  • Nick mcboi
    Nick mcboi  2 days back

    eel penis

    • Andrew Mandrona
      Andrew Mandrona  2 days back

      Fun fact: trepanning was actually used to at least sometimes to relieve pressure buildup inside the skull after injury. Mortality rates were abysmal but in many cases it would have been better than letting the injury kill them.

      • MrPuppetFloyd202
        MrPuppetFloyd202  2 days back

        P A I N T B R U S H A I D S

        • Templar
          Templar  3 days back

          Every time I watch these I gain and lose brain cells

          • Bageled Meme
            Bageled Meme  3 days back

            *N O*
            *W A I T*

            Emo Emu:
            IM HERE TO

            • Camera
              Camera  4 days back

              If you ever encounter a time traveler who asks what year it is, why not pull some good old tom foolery and tell them it's 132bc or something

              • tia barber
                tia barber  4 days back

                Ha paint brush aids

                • Julie Kavanagh
                  Julie Kavanagh  5 days back

                  That Trepanning thing just proves that humans are space orcs

                  • MLG DogeYT
                    MLG DogeYT  5 days back

                    1:04 is a perfect representation of youtube

                    • Nate628x
                      Nate628x  6 days back

                      I love your animation style

                      • Kevin Fuchs
                        Kevin Fuchs  7 days back

                        Poor Arin Hanson getting declared as fat ._. well at least he's at the bottom of the spectrum...

                        • Skylord 1273
                          Skylord 1273  7 days back

                          Greetings Your

                          • chris
                            chris  1 weeks back

                            2:28 is everyone just ignoring that emu's fuckin feet or

                            • Trabant P601
                              Trabant P601  1 weeks back

                              “Please put it on live leak”

                              • ¿ ¿
                                ¿ ¿  1 weeks back

                                By God.
                                Something moved somewhere!

                                • Mohamad Dhaybi
                                  Mohamad Dhaybi  1 weeks back

                                  this made me have a good laugh

                                  • Milquetoast Eugenicist
                                    Milquetoast Eugenicist  1 weeks back

                                    There are modern day people that believe in the "benefits" of trapanning / trephination and have either payed a shady doctor to trepan them with a surgical bore or, more often, trepanned _themselves_ without anesthetic in the mirror with an electric drill with a special flat bit inserted and used after a pilot hole is drilled in the skull, of course preceded by a cross shaped incision at the top or front of the head for skull access. See the documentary "Hole in the Head." Its on YouTube.

                                    Some Netherlander named Bart something had done it to get permanently high and taught a dude named Mellan to do it. He did it to himself and promptly experienced a higher state of consciousness and convinced his squeeze, a gal named Feilding, to trepan herself. She did it and filmed it and the footage is still available. It's called Heartbeat in the Brain or something close to that.

                                    She liked it as well and said that you didn't need as much acid to get high anymore after you trepanned yourself. She thinks no one should self-trepan but since no normal doctor will do it, you need to go to Cairo and other places in Egypt and other countries to have it done. A few dozen have followed in her footsteps and they all seem marginally sane. You can even see their bore holes healed over with skin alone when they're bald or they trepanned their forehead as one man did, to literally open his "third eye."

                                    They're not suddenly savants, though. Almost no discernible difference can be seen except a bit of loopy behaviour, which, considering the circumstances, was likely present before trephination.

                                    So at this point I'd say it's all bullshit and pseudoscience. I mean the whole idea is good results with more ability to learn as a child does, be more creative and basically permanently high, and a reduction in neuroses due to trephination allowing for increased increased blood circulation to the brain. They want to engorge the brain with blood.

                                    They say the hole allows for "full pulsation" of the brain with each heartbeat (hence Feilding's film name above) and better blood flow and it keeps you or reverts you back to learning like a child does: in that sponge-like way. Babies are mental sponges, sure, but there's no evidence that the closing of the fontanelle (soft spot) in the skull makes you "not learn to your full potential" or whatever.

                                    At this point I'd call it a massive placebo effect. I mean, if you drill a hole in your fucking head you're not going to set the drill down and say you feel no difference and that was a huge mistake you just made, are you? You're gonna make it be a good decision whether it was or not.

                                    Search this stuff for more info if you desire. Bart wrote the book BORE HOLE, and there's that old film of self trephination by Feilding. Plus the Hole in the Head doc. It's absolutely fucking insane to see and hear these people with LITERAL SELF INFLICTED HOLES IN THEIR SKULLS to sit and calmly explain how they essentially performed half of a frontal leukotomy or lobotomy. They entered the brain in an non aseptic environment with surgical tools and hardware store shit mixed together. It's so crazy.

                                    I miss admit they had me interested and there are a few people begging to be used as guinea pigs and want desperately to be trepanned to enhance their artistic flair. One is a musician, another a painter, etc. Funnily enough most of them seem to be British. I've only seen one American in the documentary.

                                    Check it out. And keep an OPEN MIND!

                                    Sorry, had to.

                                    • Zed
                                      Zed  1 weeks back

                                      “Learn stuff about things”

                                      • Areeb Ghori
                                        Areeb Ghori  1 weeks back


                                        • Arya Thomas
                                          Arya Thomas  1 weeks back

                                          Jesus his neck at the beginning

                                          • JohnnyRocket06
                                            JohnnyRocket06  1 weeks back

                                            God damnit I would trade my red hair for a hole in my head any day

                                            • Ethan Bailey
                                              Ethan Bailey  2 weeks back

                                              Ah yes delicious _eyeball lens_

                                              • Chris P. Bayckin
                                                Chris P. Bayckin  2 weeks back

                                                Ah, yes, it is quite yellow out today.
                                                By God. Something moved somewhere.

                                                • Connor Her
                                                  Connor Her  2 weeks back

                                                  Extra thicc

                                                  • E Hurd
                                                    E Hurd  2 weeks back


                                                    • Hanta Sero
                                                      Hanta Sero  2 weeks back

                                                      why does his voice sound deeper than normal in this video, i know im not crazy

                                                      • Aidyn Ware
                                                        Aidyn Ware  2 weeks back

                                                        I always heard from my teachers that the hole in the head was used to relieve headaches. Idk about how true that is

                                                        • Jake Hornicak
                                                          Jake Hornicak  2 weeks back

                                                          "TLC documentary tier fat"

                                                          : Shows egoraptor

                                                          • Jason Pototsky
                                                            Jason Pototsky  2 weeks back

                                                            *AH YES, QUITE Y E L L O W TODAY*

                                                            • Chuck Philpot
                                                              Chuck Philpot  2 weeks back

                                                              Just found this channel. Goddamn this is 100% *GOLD*

                                                              • Erin Rising
                                                                Erin Rising  2 weeks back

                                                                his adipose git him deposed 😂

                                                                • Tyler Hollman
                                                                  Tyler Hollman  2 weeks back

                                                                  After his adipose got him disposed 💀💀

                                                                  • corey yamaguchi
                                                                    corey yamaguchi  2 weeks back

                                                                    *By God, something moved somewhere*

                                                                    • jesse wolford
                                                                      jesse wolford  2 weeks back

                                                                      I hate this video so much please delete it. No delete it now. I have alerted the FBI.

                                                                      • Mr. Snazzy
                                                                        Mr. Snazzy  2 weeks back

                                                                        It wasn’t because of spirits in the head, it was because of SKULL FIRE

                                                                        • hm149
                                                                          hm149  2 weeks back

                                                                          DiWhy surgery
                                                                          I can't pay medical bills so... see you on liveleak

                                                                          • Lord Tachanka
                                                                            Lord Tachanka  2 weeks back

                                                                            Anti-vaxxers: ah yes the good times

                                                                            • Main Coons
                                                                              Main Coons  3 weeks back

                                                                              The king is on a recliner

                                                                              • Bruh Moments
                                                                                Bruh Moments  3 weeks back

                                                                                V E R Y

                                                                                • GasMeltdown
                                                                                  GasMeltdown  3 weeks back

                                                                                  so i guess eye sucking is a kink now...

                                                                                  • Whiterun Guard
                                                                                    Whiterun Guard  3 weeks back

                                                                                    Humans, 50,000 AD:

                                                                                    "People in the 21st century thought that pee DIDNT come from the balls. Little did they know..."

                                                                                    • Nodnarb
                                                                                      Nodnarb  3 weeks back

                                                                                      No one:
                                                                                      Sam: -Boy with good succ

                                                                                      • Mettaton NEO11
                                                                                        Mettaton NEO11  3 weeks back

                                                                                        “I need these demons like I need a hole in the head.”
                                                                                        *VERY POOR CHOICE OF WORDS*

                                                                                        • Sachit T
                                                                                          Sachit T  3 weeks back

                                                                                          Hey fellow kid

                                                                                          • Jihadi Sultans 2
                                                                                            Jihadi Sultans 2  3 weeks back

                                                                                            Eating a whole ass bag of Cheez It Snap’d while watching this shit

                                                                                            • Grady Breen
                                                                                              Grady Breen  3 weeks back

                                                                                              Stop making me laugh. When I laugh I cough when I cough I hurt

                                                                                              • Candid 50’s
                                                                                                Candid 50’s  3 weeks back

                                                                                                Medical mastermind-
                                                                                                *knows how to remove a hangnail without ‘ripping yer whole frickin’ finger open’*