Tired of the pain the Chinese sawed off his leg
The man had cut his own leg, using only a rusty hacksaw and a small knife for fruit, because he could not afford to pay for an operation in the hospital. Reading this terrible story, I understand that we are not all so bad ...
47-year-old Zheng Yaanlin (Zheng Yanliang) from the city of Baoding, China, began to experience pain in the legs when walking. They first appeared in the province of Hefei resident in January of 2012. After he went to the hospital, doctors diagnosed him with a massive arterial thrombosis in both legs. Angiogram made to amputation showed that all the arteries in his right leg shattered. Yanlingu doctors said that he has a very rare disease is extremely rare, and that it is unlikely to survive for more than three months.
After a while the pain intensified Zheng. In just a few months, they become so painful that the man began to cry at night, preventing sleep neighbors. When the pain became unbearable, the man decided to terrible surgery to remove the worry of his lower limbs. Due to the fact that the man is very poor and can not pay for the surgery, he decided not to go to the hospital and have their own amputation. One night after his wife went to bed, Yaanlin took a fruit knife, hacksaw, a towel is wrapped in a stick, and proceeded to the amputation of his legs. After about half an hour, his wife woke up and found her husband since severed right foot.
The man sawed off his right leg about 15 inches from the hips. Cloth handsaw, he used broke during the amputation of excessive pressure. A man so much clenched teeth stick which stuck in his mouth, on the table, and his wife found another 4 teeth that have fallen during the operation.
Fortunately, due to thrombosis in the leg arteries are clogged, and the man did not threaten a large loss of blood. Despite the amputation, which could put an end to pain in his right leg, his left leg condition worsened, and he again began to experience excruciating pain.