Marc 'The Cope' Coppola

Marc 'The Cope' Coppola

Marc "The Cope" Coppola is a native New Yorker who can be heard on a station near you!

 

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When a patient complains of stomach pain, doctors probably aren't expecting to find over 200 pieces of metal in their stomach, yet that was exactly one doctor's experience. 

Burhan Demir was being a good sibling, taking his brother to the hospital after complaining of abdominal pain and that's when doctors discovered that there were 233 items in the patient's stomach, including batteries, magnets, nails, pieces of glass, stones, and screws, according to Metro.co.uk. 

The items were later removed by surgeons.  There was no clear mention of how the objects wound up in the patient's stomach, but one of the

surgeons, Dr. Binici, noted, "It is not a situation we see in adults; it is mostly in childhood and unconsciously swallowed foreign bodies. It can be seen in psychiatric patients, prisoners or abuse cases in the adult age group,"


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