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The Unbelievable Story Of The Russian Doctor Who Removed His Own

The Unbelievable Story Of The Russian Doctor Who Removed His Own


Antarctica, 1961: Dr. Leonid Rogozov has to remove his own appendix.

Dr. Leonid Rogozov operating himself to remove his appendix.

The operation itself lasted an hour and 45 minutes.

Leonid Rogozov lying down talking to his friend Yuri Vereschagin at Novolazarevskaya.

Dr. Leonid Rogozov operating himself to remove his appendix in Antarctica, 1961

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