By the skin of her teeth

This is a “must read”. Dr. Uri Segol, at the Carmel Medical Center in Haifa, removed a toothbrush from the stomach of a 24-year old woman after she accidentally swallowed it. Following a CT scan, Dr Segol used a diagnostic endoscope to inch the toothbrush up the woman’s esophagus, into her throat and out of her mouth, to a standing ovation from hospital staff.
http://www.jpost.com/Health/Article.aspx?id=270148

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