Surgeons pull 639 two-inch long nails from man’s intestines – with a MAGNET

This is the moment surgeons retrieved 639 massive nails from a man’s intestines – using a MAGNET.

The 48-year-old had apparently gobbled down the two-inch spikes which miraculously didn’t pierce his digestive system on the way down.

Doctors in Kolkata, India at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital conducted a surgery on a schizophrenic patient and were able to extract 639 nails from the patient’s intestine. .

Doctors found them inside his intestines with an endoscopy and cut him open to find hundreds of nails.

A video shows doctors at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital fishing out the 1.06kg of nails out with a magnet.

Doctors in Kolkata, India at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital conducted a surgery on a schizophrenic patient and were able to extract 639 nails from the patient’s intestine.

Dr. Siddhartha Biswas, associate professor of surgery, said: “The nails had displaced the intestine.

“The nails are mostly bigger than two inches and quite sharp but luckily there was no major perforation in the GI tract.

“We made a 10cm incision in the abdomen and removed the nails using a magnet.

“We also extracted soil.”

The surgery earlier this week lasted one hour and 45 minutes.

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