Monday, January 10, 2011

Emergency Barbie Surgery

That's right. One of my daughters came to me this afternoon, and informed me that her Aurora(aka Sleeping Beauty) Barbie had been in a horrifying accident, and one of her arms had come off. She asked if there was anything I could do about it. After having her sign the requisite waivers of liability, I sprang into action.

  Here is what we were dealing with:


 
That's right, a total separation of the arm from the body. The only factor in our favor was that it was a clean break at the shoulder joint. I knew what tool I would need:


Steeling my nerves, I applied the solution liberally, but carefully:

 And here we have the patient, after the procedure:

  The patient is resting comfortably, it will be 24 hours before we know how limited her arm mobility will be. All we can do now is hope.

4 comments:

Avitable said...

Fuck the Barbie. Dude, your beard is outstanding!

digitorum-brevis? o: said...

'all we can do is hope'
lol

digitorum-brevis? o: said...

all we can do now*

Paticus said...

Avitable- Thanks!
digitorum-you will be happy to know, Barbie now does have limited movement in her arm and shoulder.