A Kosovo surgeon stated Tuesday he had efficiently eliminated a cell phone from the abdomen of a prisoner 4 days after he had swallowed all the machine.
The 33-year-old man, whose identification was not revealed, was admitted to the Pristina college hospital gastroenterology clinic final week after complaining of abdomen ache for a number of days.
The docs realised that he had swallowed a small telephone and managed to take it out, Skender Telaku, who led the medical workforce that carried out the intervention, advised AFP.
“By endoscopic means, so with out slicing the abdomen, we took out the telephone divided into three elements,” he advised AFP.
The affected person advised the docs that the telephone was in his abdomen for 4 days.
The process, which lasted greater than two hours, was carried out with out issues, Telaku stated.
“It was the battery that involved us essentially the most …. the corrosive battery acid might have leaked into his abdomen,” he added.
“It was like strolling in a minefield however fortunately the whole lot went easily.”
Police then took with them each the affected person and the cell phone, a mannequin from the early 2000s.
It was not clear but how or why the person had swallowed the telephone.
The medical workforce believes that the machine was smuggled into the jail the place he was serving his sentence for use illegally to contact the skin world.
Police neither confirmed nor commented on the incident.