Auto-appendectomy in the Antarctic: case report

@article{Rogozov2009AutoappendectomyIT,
  title={Auto-appendectomy in the Antarctic: case report},
  author={V. Rogozov and Neil Bermel},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={339}
}
The Russian surgeon Leonid Rogozov’s self operation, undertaken without any other medical professional around, was a testament to determination and the will to life 

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