Guess that Medical Procedure

This one is called Trepanning.

The concept of creating small holes in the skull has had an incredibly long and illustrious tradition in Western medicine, and for most of its history it was done without anesthetic. From ancient physicians like Hippocrates, who thought that every fracture of the skull needed a hole bored near it in the first three days, to Prince Phillip of Orange, who went through the process a stunning 17 times, it’s been around for thousands of years. The kit was varied: some physicians drilled through the bone of the skull, while others scraped until a hole gradually formed.


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