Doctor extracts bottle cap from
man’s stomach with CONDOM
after he swallowed it while
drinking beer ‘too fast’
Medic who performed op was ex-
engineer who used skills to wrap
latex condom around top so that it
wouldn’t damage his organs when
being pulled out.
A doctor used a bizarre piece of
equipment to extract a bottle cap
from a man’s stomach after he had
accidentally swallowed it while
drinking beer too fast.
The man, identified only by his
surname as Liu, had been drinking
with friends when he ingested the
sharp bottle top.
According to the Yangzi Evening
News, the man attended A&E at
around 10pm on Friday night at the
Lianyungagn Hospital .
He told medical staff on duty that he
had swallowed the bottle cap
because he had been drinking too
Liu was given an X-ray, before
doctors advised him to return to the
hospital in the morning when his
stomach was empty.
On Saturday morning, Liu was seen
by the chief of gastroenterology, Dr
Ju Weiping who decided to use a
condom to wrap the bottle cap up
before moving it out of the man’s
The doctor, 60, said that by wrapping
the cap in the latex contraceptive
tool, it prevented it from scratching
and damaging any organs as it was
Dr Weiping originally trained as an
electrical engineer before attending
medical school in 1978.
He believes his training as an
engineer gave him the skills he
needed to safely extract the cap
from Liu’s stomach.
Doctor Extracts Bottle Cap From Man’s Stomach With Condom (Video)