Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Inca Skull Surgery

Inca Skull Surgeons Were "Highly Skilled," Study Finds
Inca surgeons in ancient Peru commonly and successfully removed small portions of patients' skulls to treat head injuries, according to a new study.
The surgical procedure—known as trepanation—was most often performed on adult men, likely to treat injuries suffered during combat, researchers say. May 12, 2008. Source: National Geographic by News Scott Norris.

Inca Skull Surgery.
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