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Barrett's Esophagus Progression

Just had mine out last night so I thought I'd look it up lol.

The vermifom appendix or appendix in short, is a small part of the bowel or intestine. It is situated on the right side of the abdomen at the junction of the small and large intestines.

This is a photograph from 1902 showing a patient about to get an operation. The interesting thing is the large crowd of spectators. One would assume that they are medical students, or somehow there for a reason. It creates an unusual image, since they are there in street clothes . . . they look like they are attending the opera. The picture was taken at the Jefferson Medical College Hospital.