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Surgical Tools of Old

Artificial Leech

I wonder which surgical tools of today will elicit the same visceral response that we get when we see these surgical tools of the past.

Yowza.

via Vital Signs via Boing Boing Gadgets

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July 7, 2009 Posted by | Oddities, Science and Technology | , | Comments Off on Surgical Tools of Old

Girl born with 8 Limbs undergoes surgery in India

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“(CBS) BANGALORE, India Revered by some in her village as the reincarnation of a Hindu goddess, a 2-year-old girl born with four arms and four legs was undergoing surgery Tuesday to leave her with a normal body.

The girl named Lakshmi is joined to a “parasitic twin” that stopped developing in the mother’s womb. The surviving fetus absorbed the limbs, kidneys and other body parts of the undeveloped fetus.”

November 8, 2007 Posted by | News, Oddities | , , , , | Comments Off on Girl born with 8 Limbs undergoes surgery in India