Blood And Guts: A History Of Surgery

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Blood And Guts: A History Of Surgery: Spare Parts
Spare Parts
Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  SBS  |  April 6, 2010
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A neo-nazi obsessed with the perfect stitch, organs from prisoners, patients bombarded with radiation, chance discoveries involving bottles of good quality olive oil - this is the story of transplant surgery. At first, transplant surgery seemed a craze, a one-off experiment. But pursuing fame, prestige and worldwide acclaim, surgeons took increasingly extraordinary risks.

A neo-nazi obsessed with the perfect stitch, organs from prisoners, patients bombarded with radiation, chance discoveries involving bottles of good quality olive oil - this is the story of transplant surgery. At first, transplant surgery seemed a craze, a one-off experiment. But pursuing fame, prestige and worldwide acclaim, surgeons took increasingly extraordinary risks.

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