Lithuanian Doctors Find Kilo Of Screws And Nails In Man’s Stomach

Lithuanian Doctors Find Kilo Of Screws And Nails In Man’s Stomach 2
A physician takes care of a affected person within the intensive care unit. (Photo by JEFF PACHOUD / AFP)

 

 

Doctors in Lithuania mentioned on Friday that they had eliminated over a kilogram of nails and screws from the abdomen of a person who began swallowing metallic objects after quitting alcohol.

The man, who was not recognized for causes of affected person confidentiality, was admitted to hospital within the Baltic port metropolis of Klaipeda with extreme belly ache.

An X-ray of his abdomen confirmed up items of metallic — some measuring as much as 10 centimetres (4 inches).

“During the three-hour operation with X-ray control, all foreign bodies, even the smallest ones, in the patient’s stomach were removed,” mentioned surgeon Sarunas Dailidenas.

The hospital offered native media with {a photograph} of a surgical tray heaped with nails and screws.

“We’ve never seen anything like it,” Algirdas Slepavicius, head surgeon at Klaipeda Hospital instructed native media.

The physician mentioned that the person had begun swallowing the metallic objects over the past month after he had stopped consuming.

The affected person was in a steady situation following the operation, he added.

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Lithuanian Doctors Find Kilo Of Screws And Nails In Man’s Stomach

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