Diaries of North Vietnamese Army Surgeon Reveal Hatred of Americans and Suffering of Patients
The sensational memoirs of a young North Vietnamese surgeon who died at the age of 27 years rather than surrender to the hated American military are now being publicized. The diaries, written by Dang Thuy Tram, were donated last month by a veteran of the conflict who salvaged them from the clinic site where the surgeon worked and who had held them for 35 years. The papers were given to the Vietnam War Museusm at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas and have been authenticated by the young woman’s family.
New York Plastic Surgeon Sued for Making Breasts Too Big
Three separate women have sued plastic surgeon Dr. Brad Jacobs for leaving them with breasts that were too large after breast implant surgery. Felice Rosenbaum, Cornelia Ion, and Iolanda Rodriguez claim that they gave specific instructions to Jacobs on the bra cup size they desired after their surgery and he violated these instructions by placing significantly larger implants.
Surgeon Writes Memoir About His Career
Dr. Sidney Schwab has published a memoir on this career as a general surgeon over the last four decades. He covers his career from medical school to his work at the Everett Clinic as a senior surgeon. Although the training of general surgeons has changed significantly from that of Dr. Schwab, this book will give an account of what older surgeons went through to be able to practice their profession.