Tiny Surgical Instruments Suck Appendix Out of Your Stomach and Into Your Mouth

The vanity-saturated life of a Gizmodo writer means no scars, visible or otherwise, so this breakthrough procedure for appendicitis is a godsend for those among us who still have the vestigial organ. According to doctors who performed the operation in San Diego, a flexible tube is used to thread miniature surgical… »5/11/08 3:00pm5/11/08 3:00pm