The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Stitch in time saves nine, surgeons warn : the surgeon now brings into the wound the cecum

One of twelve images shows the progression of an appendix-removal surgery. The surgeon brings into the wound the cecum, or first part of the large bowel. The appendix is attached and the blood supply cut off.


10 x 7 cm

Tribune Company

full color

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

  • Chicago Sunday Tribune (December 3, 1933), p. 8

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