(SOUTH CHINA MORNING PRESS) A doctor saved a man's life aboard a flight by sucking urine from his bladder for almost 40 minutes straight.
The medical emergency broke out on a China Southern Airlines flight to New York on Tuesday, the South China Morning Post reported.
Cabin crew put out the call for a doctor on board after an elderly passenger with a swollen stomach began complaining of severe pain.
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Luckily vascular surgeon Zhang Hong was aboard, and quickly managed to determine that the man had around a liter of urine trapped in his bladder, but wasn't able to urinate.