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Issue Details: First known date: 1977... 1977 Surgery Surges On
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Lower warns of the dangers of competition between surgeons, such as a brain operation with a tin-opener and two bag needles completed in two and three fifths seconds which left the patient with half a brain and a blunt tin-opener inside his skull.

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    y separately published work icon The Best of Lennie Lower Lennie Lower , Cyril Pearl (editor), Melbourne : Lansdowne , 1963 Z200604 1963 selected work prose humour Sydney : Angus and Robertson , 1977 pg. 189 - 191 Section: Science, Medicine and Other Lurks
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