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Medical Mysteries, Series 5 - Robert Liston, and the appendix

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This British surgeon was renowned for his speed and efficiency at the operating table, at a time before anaesthetics. This leads Dr Frank onto one of the most common surgical procedures of today, but why do we have an appendix?

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Medical Mysteries - Ancient and Modern

In Part One of each episode, Dr Frank will talk about a famous figure from history who suffered from 
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