Doctor removes his own appendix

March 15, 2011 | By | Reply More

It’s pretty amazing what one can do when one has no choices.   This Atlantic article tells the story of a Soviet doctor who removed his own appendix in Antarctica in 1961.

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Category: Medicine, Noteworthy

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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