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The man who cut out his own appendix

Rambo is fiction; this guy was real.

During an expedition to the Antarctic, Russian surgeon Leonid Rogozov became seriously ill. He needed an operation – and as the only doctor on the team, he realised he would have to do it himself.

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The man who cut out his own appendix

Rambo is fiction; this guy was real.

During an expedition to the Antarctic, Russian surgeon Leonid Rogozov became seriously ill. He needed an operation – and as the only doctor on the team, he realised he would have to do it himself.

Antibiotics back as alternative for appendicitis

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