The riskiest surgeries in the world
Dangerous operations that are performed on a global scale
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Surgery is a stressful situation for everyone involved. Patients are scared of going under the knife, as the thought of having your body opened up like a duffel bag is enough to make anyone squirm. Surgeons, too, are painfully aware that another person's well-being is in their hands, and that a successful surgery can be the difference between life and death. That being said, surgery is often an inevitability in many people's lives. Surgical operations are often the best and safest courses of action in cases of cancer, infections, and physical trauma. But that doesn't make them 100% safe.
Some of the most important and lifesaving operations conceived of by medical science can easily result in further injury or even death if something goes wrong. Read on to get the major details on the most dangerous operations in the world.
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