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The Man Who Removed His Own Appendix

In April 1961, Russian doctor Leonid Rogozov developed appendicitis while working in Antarctica. The only solution was to operate on himself. Witness speaks to his son, Vladislav Rogozov.

(Photo: Leonid Rogozov during the operation. Credit: Vladislav Rogozov)

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Thu 30 Apr 2015 07:50GMT

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  • Thu 30 Apr 2015 07:50GMT

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