The Janet A. Ginsburg Chicago Tribune Collection

Stitch in time saves nine, surgeons warn : the operation at this stage is nearing its conclusion

One of twelve images shows the progression of an appendix-removal surgery. The bowel has been dropped back to normal position and the lining of the abdominal cavity is closed.


8.4 x 11.6 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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