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X-ray of vest buckle
 
X-ray of Vest Buckle

The Mayo brothers took their first X-ray in 1897. In this case, a small boy had swallowed a vest buckle. It was successfully removed, proving the value of the new technology.

This artifact appears with the following story:
1895 Early Mayo X-Ray
Using the latest technology to improve patient care.

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