A Butter Knife and a Hernia: Extreme Do-It-Yourself Surgery

A 63-year-old Glendale, Calif., man is recuperating at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center after he tried to operate on his bulging hernia with a butter knife. Police arrived on the scene to find him naked and reclined in a lounge chair on his patio, with a 6-inch butter knife sticking out of his abdomen, smoking a cigarette. Sgt. Tom Lorenz of the Glendale Police Department told ABCNews.com that when the man pulled out the knife and as he waited for the paramedics stuck the cigarette into...Full Story
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