Leonid Rogozov removed his own appendix

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self surgery 500x304 Leonid Rogozov removed his own appendix

On April 30, 1961, Dr. Leonid Rogozov removed his own appendix at the Soviet Novolazarevskaja Research Station in Antarctica. The operation lasted one hour and 45 minutes. Rogozov later reported on the surgery in the Information Bulletin of the Soviet Antarctic Expedition.

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