Blood & Guts: A History Of Surgery

Into The Brain

Season 1, Episode 1 of 5

Medically trained journalist Michael Mosley reveals how surgical breakthroughs have shaped the evolution of modern medicine. He begins by investigating the history of brain surgery, discovering how the practice was revolutionised by Harvey Cushing, and meeting Howard Dully, who received a lobotomy from infamous physician Walter Freeman.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
5/4/2010
9 p.m.
5/5/2010
2 a.m.
10/18/2011
9 p.m.
10/19/2011
2 a.m.
10/23/2011
6 p.m.
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