The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Stitch in time saves nine, surgeons warn : the blood supply has been tied off

One of twelve images shows the progression of an appendix-removal surgery. After the blood supply is tied off, the appendix is held firmly between two clamps and is cut away.


9.7 x 9.8 cm

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  • The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Image Collection

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

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