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Posted at: May 25, 2019, 7:38 AM; last updated: May 26, 2019, 10:27 PM (IST)

Doctors remove spoons, toothbrushes, knife from man's stomach

Doctors remove spoons, toothbrushes, knife from man's stomach
The operation was performed following an X-ray report detecting various metallic objects in the stomach of the patient.

Our Correspondent
Kullu, May 24

Dr Suraj and Dr Nikhil of Lal Bahadur Shastri Government Medical College in Nerchowk, Mandi, took out seven spoons, two toothbrushes, two screwdrivers, a metal rod, and a knife from the stomach of a mentally challenged man. The patient’s condition is reported to be critical and he is in the ICU.

The operation was performed following an X-ray report detecting various metallic objects in the stomach of the patient.

He was rushed to a hospital with a sharp object sticking out of his belly. An x-ray confirmed metal objects in his stomach. He’s now stable, Dr Suresh Gupta, who was the head of surgery of the private hospital in which the man was admitted, said. 

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