June 1961
New Yorker;6/17/1961, Vol. 37 Issue 18, p80
The article reports on the instant surgery being conducted by Japanese surgeons which eliminates the usual practice of stitching. They have succeeded in conducting surgery on joining opened skin using binding fluid two minutes after performing an appendectomy. Surgeons at Tokyo University Hospital have been using the method in animals and humans. The university hospital's first patient who undergone instant surgery left two days after his operation.


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