Here are a few lines from the most disturbing thing I've read all week, "Scarless Surgery Uses Body's Own Openings."
- The technique has been used mostly to remove gallbladders through the mouth or the vagina.
- But at least one group has started removing gallbladders through the vagina without any external incisions, and the goal is to refine the techniques and instruments to operate entirely internally.
- After having her gallbladder removed through her mouth last November, Colleen Caddell, 53, of Hillsboro, Ore., experienced several days of throat pain so intense she could barely swallow and a week of vomiting.
Please, just cut me.