Neurosurgery With a Battery Drill

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Doc, Mar 29, 2008.

  1. Doc

    Doc Trust me, I'm The Doctor. V.I.P.

    BBC NEWS | Health | Brain surgery with a DIY drill

    Apparently they are so short handed that they have to use household items. There is an actual video of the doctor using a battery powered drill to drill into the guy's skull.

    How would you guys feel if someone took a drill from the garage to drill into your skull?

  2. oxyMORON

    oxyMORON A Darker Knight

    That's gross. It's all rusty and stuff. I thought it'd be a new drill.
  3. Major

    Major 4 legs good 2 legs bad V.I.P.

    Reminds me of
    the end of the movie Pi

    That's pretty fucked up.
  4. Merc

    Merc Certified Shitlord V.I.P. Lifetime

    My thoughts exactly.
  5. Hanzo_Hattori

    Hanzo_Hattori For the Horde!

    Well as long it doesn't kill me,

    And Besides, they're doing it for a good cause right?
  6. Mirage

    Mirage Administrator Staff Member V.I.P.

    Reminds me of a recent episode of House M.D. The one that was one after the Superbowl this year.
  7. Corona

    Corona Registered Member

    They used a drill press, which is stabilized, as well as a high grade industrial tool.
  8. Doc

    Doc Trust me, I'm The Doctor. V.I.P.

    Indeed they did. Here they were just using a regular cordless drill to drill into the guy's skull.

    What would happen if he was putting that pressure on and the "popped through"?

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