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Frightening Examples of Do-It-Yourself Surgery

Whatever the cause — obsession with celebrity beauty, economic difficulties, mental illness — some people have found the need to bypass medical professionals and perform complicated surgical procedures on themselves, almost always with bad consequences. Consider these your cautionary tales…

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Surgeries Gone Horribly Awry: 13 Botched Surgeries to Learn From

Let these stories of botched surgeries serve as cautionary tales for both medical staff — who should double- and triple-check all instruments and details on the patients and procedures — and for patients, who should do all they can to … Continue reading

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