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Sheeza Basharat
Sheeza Basharat5 days ago


27 year old Soviet doctor, Leonid Rogozov, performing surgery on himself to remove an infected appendix during a 1961 expedition to Antarctic, where he was the only doctor on the team. Leonid Ivanovich Rogozov (1934 – 2000) was a Soviet general practitioner who took part in the sixth Soviet Antarctic Expedition in 1960–1961. He was the only doctor stationed at the Novolazarevskaya Station and, while there, developed appendicitis, which meant he had to perform an appendectomy on himself, a famous case of self-surgery. The operation took 2 hours. He positioned himself so that he could see his own body using a mirror while doing the surgery - he made a 12 cm cut through which he found the appendix. After 5 days the doctor felt good, and after 7 days he removed the stitches which had been used to sew up his body.

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7 days ago

Hats off Dr.Rogozov

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5 days ago

Talk about detaction