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Do you know in previous ages surgeries were done without anaesthesia?
The first pain-numbing drug was employed in 1846 but before that, the patients were operated upon while they were conscious. If we talk about the 17th century, most of the people died because of post-operative attack. And the other reason was a loss of blood and infection.
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Surgery to remove the cancer of the tongue – Tongue was sliced in two, the tumor was cut out and tongue was stitched back together.