Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Have Cell Phone, Will Operate

A team of surgeons doing a routine appendectomy in Argentina finished the operation using the glare from cell phone cameras. After a sudden power outage in the Villa Mercedes, the patient's family went around and collected all the cell phones they could find and shined the backlights into the operating area. These guys haven't heard about Freeplay. Still, thumbs up to the Macgyver skills of those Argentine physicians!

More at Reuters

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