An Amazing Case of Self-Surgery (pt 3)

M. Clever Maldigny was a military surgeon who underwent 5 operations by the age of 27 in order to remove his kidney stones. However, all of the operations caused long-lasting complications, so he decided to remove his sixth stone by himself.

He opened himself up using a mirror and the scars from the previous procedure – the self-surgery ended up being successful and, as said by his friends, “was as tranquil and cheerful as if he had never been a sufferer”.

A few years later, he had a seventh stone appear, however he didn’t take this one out himself. He rather opted for a minimally invasive surgery where the stone was crushed using a small hole.

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Rohini

Sources used:

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/324061.php

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/154193.php